Iwan Baan wins Best Magazine Cover of 2012 – Designboom

Famed Amsterdam-based photographer Iwan Baan has just been announced the winner for the best magazine cover of 2012 for his post hurricane sandy image of New York taken from a helicopter. The image, showing the partial aftermath of half blacked-out Manhattan island, was featured as the cover of the ‘the city and the storm’ issue […]

ASME Best Magazine Cover of The Year

The cover of the November 12, 2012, issue of New York Magazine depicting Hurricane Sandy was chosen by magazine editors as “Cover of the Year” in the seventh annual ASME Best Cover Contest, which was open to all consumer magazines published in calendar year 2012. The announcement was made today by Lucy Danziger, ASME President, […]

Man of the Moment – The Architects Newspaper

If you don’t know who Iwan Baan is by now, then you’re not paying attention. In a relatively short period of time he has become the go-to photographer in the architecture business, combining a sharp eye for design with a talent for humanizing and storytelling that is missing in so many of the field’s cold, […]

Seeing The Subway, Part Two – Photo Essay – The New Yorker

Earlier this month, we looked at the New York City subway over time. This week, we’ve curated a selection of contemporary images from subways around the world. While we couldn’t include all subway systems, big or small, below are pictures from artists who have significant bodies of work on the theme or have photographed extensively […]

Iwan Baan’s Inclusive Eye – The New York Times

It has been just eight years since Iwan Baan began photographing architecture, but the way he sees the world has already made him a big name. His striking aerial photograph of Manhattan divided by the post-Sandy power outage quickly became an iconic image. “The Way We Live,” a solo exhibition of Baan’s lush large-scale images […]

Iwan Baan on “architecture without architects”

In a movie Dezeen filmed at his Golden Lion-winning installation in collaboration with Justin McGuirk and Urban-Think Tank at the Venice Architecture Biennale, architectural photographer Iwan Baan talks about how residents have built their own homes between the columns and floor plates of the unfinished Torre David skyscraper in Caracas.   “It’s basically a whole […]