Architectural Abstracts

Perfection is Achieved Not When There Is Nothing More to Add, But When There Is Nothing Left to Take Away
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Abstraction shows the essence of architecture, the basic words it speaks to us. These images are an excerpt of my Instagram feed – my ongoing pursuit of architecture’s visual language and its building blocks.

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ImaginOn Children's Theater 2005 by Gantt Huberman Architects
and Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture
Charlotte, NC
Lobby Sony Tower (formerly AT&T Building)
1984 by Philip Johnson
New York, NY
Regierung von Oberbayern
Government of Upper Bavaria
Spiral staircase, built in the 1950s
after the 1864 building by Friedrich
Bürklein was destroyed in WW II.
Munich, Germany
Lenox Health Greenwich Village Formerly National Maritime Union
1964 by Albert C. Ledner
Adaptive reuse 2014 by Perkins Eastman
New York, NY
St. Johann von Capistran 1960 by Sep Ruf
Munich, Germany
St. Moritz Interior remodeling
2013 by John Pawson
Augsburg, Germany
Allianz Arena, Parking Deck 2005 by Herzog & de Meuron
Munich, Germany
Pasing Arcaden 2013 by Allmann Sattler Wappner
Munich, Germany
100 Eleventh Avenue &
IAC Building
2010 by Jean Nouvel &
2007 by Frank Gehry
New York, NY
WTC PATH Station 2016 by Santiago Calatrava
New York, NY
Cloud and Sticks Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
Colorado State Capitol Rotunda
1894 by Elijah E. Myers
Denver, CO
135 East 57th Street 1988 by Kohn Pedersen Fox
New York, NY
Elevator Lines Parking Deck Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO
Highland Bridge 2007 by Carter & Burgess
Denver, CO
Seagram Building 1958 by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
New York, NY
Hyperspace! New York Hilton Midtown
Conference Floor
Brooklyn Bridge 1883 by John Augustus Roebling
New York, NY
Shadow-Vortex Sheraton Denver Downtown
1961 by I. M. Pei
Denver, CO
Hot & Cold Independence Expressway &
Pierson Drive
Charlotte, NC