French artist Daniel Buren has turned the Fondation Louis Vuitton into a giant kaleidoscope for his latest installation, Observatory of Light. Read the complete article on CNN.com…
There is always much to make one feel angry and discouraged and the Venice Architecture Biennale (more on that later). But then something unexpected and magical happens to save the day and remind us why this event (and city) is so special and worth coming to every year. Read the complete article on The Architects Newspaper…
Congratulations to #AIANY Honors and Awards Luncheon honorees @annabelleselldorf, @iwanbaan, and Robert Rubin A post shared by AIANY Center for Architecture (@centerforarch) on Apr 15, 2016 at 9:36am PDT Every year, AIANY honors architects, philanthropists, public servants, and organizations that are committed to improving communities through design excellence. The Chapter’s annual Honors and Design Awards reinforce […]
London bookshop Libreria is offering a refuge from the digital world by banning mobile phones and tablets. Read the complete article on BBC.com… Other news coverage: Wallpaper, February 22, 2016
The Dutch Radio 1 program ‘Nooit meer slapen’ interviewed Iwan Baan about his work. Listen to the recording here.
The Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant featured a profile of and interview with Iwan Baan. Read the interview here. In the profile he guides the reader through his favourite destinations, hotel, building, camera, clothes, landscape and other objects. Read the full profile here.
In our current era, one of the most widely recognized photographs of this decade is certainly Iwan Baan’s image of Lower Manhattan flooded and in darkness in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In the photograph, taken from a helicopter over the New York Bay, the city grid north of 39th street glows as normal, […]
Iwan Baan is an architectural photographer but his buildings are as concerned with people as they are with buildings. He talks to Jonathan Glancey from the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Watch the complete interview on BBC Culture here.