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Why Iwan Baan’s TED Talk Was Right

Iwan Baan’s recent TED talk on ingenious informal settlement ‘architecture’ became instantly popular, clearly striking a chord with people across the globe. The lecture has been called everything from heartwarming to condescending, but for Parsons graduate students Meagan Durlak and James Frankis it was reaffirming. Durlak and Frankis have spent time working in Sao Paolo’s favelas and understand that finding a balance between the good and the bad is key to the revitalization of these settlements. This article, originally published in Metropolis Magazine as “Response to Iwan Baan’s TED Talk,” journals some of their experiences working in South American slums, and why we need to stop treating those slums as a blight. 

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Iwan Baan on Light and the Louvre Lens

Most architects are familiar with the work of Iwan Baan, the eminent photographer who has documented some of the most famous buildings of our time. But what you may not know is that Baan had not originally intended to photograph architecture.… Sigue leyendo

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TED: Ingenious Homes in Unexpected Places / Iwan Baan

Iwan Baan’s curiosity for the built environment has led him to be one of the world’s most preeminent photographers whose skills are in constant demand by architectural elites worldwide. Constantly on the move, Baan has found himself documenting fascinating testaments… Sigue leyendo

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WORLD PHOTO DAY: The 13 Architecture Photographers to Follow Now

In honor of World Photo Day, we’ve rounded up the 13 architectural photographers who have been impressing us most in 2013. From industry heavyweights, like Iwan Baan and Thomas Mayer, to relative new comers, such as Miguel de Guzmán and… Sigue leyendo

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A Roundup Of Architizer A+ Relevance Award Winner Iwan Baan’s Amazing Photographs


The Herzog & de Meuron-designed Olympic Stadium in Beijing. Photo: Iwan Baan Dutch photographer Iwan Baan has been at the forefront of architectural photography since 2005, when he documented both OMA’s CCTV tower and Herzog and de Meuron’s Olympic Stadium in Beijing. He soon rose to the top of the profession, being called on to …Continue Reading
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A Roundup Of Architizer A+ Relevance Award Winner Iwan Baan’s Amazing Photographs


The Herzog & de Meuron-designed Olympic Stadium in Beijing. Photo: Iwan Baan Dutch photographer Iwan Baan has been at the forefront of architectural photography since 2005, when he documented both OMA’s CCTV tower and Herzog and de Meuron’s Olympic Stadium in Beijing. He soon rose to the top of the profession, being called on to …Continue Reading
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Architizer A+ Special Awards Winners: Spreading Some Love To People Who Love Architecture


Image of A+ Award by Snarkitecture Last night on the West Side of New York City we celebrated the first annual Architizer A+ Awards. Altogether 55 winners flew in from all over the world to be with us to celebrate architecture. But this wasn’t your typical architecture award event. We skipped the typical conversations of architects speaking …Continue Reading
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Architizer A+ Special Awards Winners: Spreading Some Love To People Who Love Architecture


Image of A+ Award by Snarkitecture Last night on the West Side of New York City we celebrated the first annual Architizer A+ Awards. Altogether 55 winners flew in from all over the world to be with us to celebrate architecture. But this wasn’t your typical architecture award event. We skipped the typical conversations of architects speaking …Continue Reading
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