The Metropolis strives to reach a mythical point where the world is... - but does it float

Ezra Stoller Exxon Building on Sixth Avenue, Harrison and Abramovitz, New York, NY, 1974

Filip Dujardin

[Image: Photo by Filip Dujardin, courtesy of the artist].Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin makes images of unexpected buildings – that is, he “combines photographs of parts of buildings int…

An architecture of density - but does it float

German photographer Michael Wolf's series, 'Architecture of Density', captures Hong Kong's crowded urban landscape. Pictured is 'Architecture of Density Courtesy of Flowers Gallery © Michael Wolf

It is already too late, and it will go on being even later - but does it float

sze tsung leong photograph, from the series history images

Habitat 67 in Montreal, by Moshe Safdie.  Photograph: UIG via Getty Images

The incredible hulks: Jonathan Meades' A-Z of brutalism

Habitat Montreal, by Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie

I just didn’t want it to be this cookie-cutter, Upper East Side,... - but does it float

I just didn’t want it to be this cookie-cutter, Upper East Side, Fifth Avenue kind of place — but does it float

Whitewash - Nicholas Alan Cope

Images from the series Whitewash by photographer Nicholas Alan Cope

Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto, S.C Johnson Building 2001 Gelatin silver print cm 149 X

Chongqing IV (Sunday Picnic), Chongqing Municipality, 2006. Photograph by Nadav Kander

Constructing Worlds: classic photographs that redefine our cities – in pictures

Nadav Kander, Chongqing IV (Sunday Picnic), Chongqing Municipality, 2006 ( (Another Magazine, "Constructing Worlds: Architecture & Photography" / "Constructing Worlds" exhibit at Barbican and Michael Hoppen Gallery)

It is already too late, and it will go on being even later - but does it float

Unfinished Elevated Highway, Ciqikou, Shapingba District, Chongqing, 2002 From the series History Images C-Print.

Copan, 2002. Photograph by Andreas Gursky

Constructing Worlds: classic photographs that redefine our cities – in pictures

tombottsy: “Copan, by Andreas Gursky from The Barbican’s ‘Constructing Worlds’ exhibition via.

It is already too late, and it will go on being even later - but does it float

“History Images”, “Horizons”, “Cities”: Photographs by Sze Tsung Leong

Apartment Building, Avenue Bagamoyo, Beira, Mozambique, 2008. Photography by Guy Tillim

Constructing Worlds: classic photographs that redefine our cities – in pictures

Apartment building, Avenue Bagamoyo, Beira, Mozambique 2008 by Guy Tillim born 1962

Marina City (Goldberg Associates), 2001. Photograph by Hiroshi Sugimoto

Constructing Worlds: classic photographs that redefine our cities – in pictures

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Marina City, Goldberg Associates, Gelatin-silver print, Image size: 58 x Edition of Courtesy the Artist.

Chongqing II, Chongqing Municipality. Photograph by Nadav Kander

Constructing Worlds: classic photographs that redefine our cities – in pictures

Photo by Nadav Kander - Chongqing II, Chongqing Municipality, 2006

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