Iwan Baan is not as interested in what architects build as he is in the beautiful ways that people appropriate the spaces once the planners are gone. In his TED Talk, Baan — whose breathtaking image of lower Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy hangs on at least one of our walls — shows incredible images from communities […]
In the center of Caracas, Venezuela, stands the 45-story ‘Tower of David,’ an unfinished, abandoned skyscraper. But about eight years ago, people started moving in. Photographer Iwan Baan shows how people build homes in unlikely places, touring us through the family apartments of Torre David, a city on the water in Nigeria, and an underground […]
The New York Times Magazine published Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Alyev Cultural Center in Baku
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Dutch newspaper Trouw on Iwan Baan’s New York photo after Hurricane Sandy.
Architizer A+ Special Awards Winners: Spreading Some Love To People Who Love Architecture
Architizer A+ Relevance Award Winner Iwan Baan Honored with the Architizer A+ Relevance Award, presented by New Museum director Lisa Phillips, Iwan Baan is among the most talented architectural photographers working today. His art lies not only in capturing the building as an object, or in mastering composition, but also in capturing the urban context […]