Light skimming a rough wall inside the Hörbranz cemetery, Austria by Juri Troy Architects.

Laying-out Hall Cemetery, Hörbranz, Austria : Juri Troy Architects. Light study against textured wall

This church by architect Gijs Van Vaerenbergh appears to be completely transparent. When the light hits it at just the right angel, the Belgian church  seems to be glowing and completely other-worldly. It is constructed using  over 30 tons of steel and 2000 columns, meaning that contrary to it’s appearance, the structure is extremely solid. The [...]

Gijs Van Vaerenbergh has designed the strangest church we've seen

'Reading between the Lines' and is a project by the duo Gijs Van Vaerenbergh, a collaboration between young Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs (Leuven, and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh (Leuven, Photo by Kristof Vrancken

Light and shadow architecture

In the Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida Tindaya Mountain, on Fuerteventura. Chillida's idea was to create a large empty void inside, with dimensions 50 x 50 x 50 meters, with an entrance tunnel of 200 meters and two skylights.

mix of seperate light sources creating patterns and subtle but obvious tonal differences between beams.

Peter Eisenman's Berlin/Holocaust memorial Light and Shadow. I like the way the structure of the building creates strong impressions of light and dark. Also the juxtaposition between the natural and man-made forces interests me.

"1:1" at the Romanian Pavilion | Venice Architecture Biennale 2010 | Romina Grillo, Ciprian Rășoiu, Liviu Vasiu, Matei Vlăsceanu and Tudor Vlăsceanu

at the Romanian Pavilion The installation was created by Romina Grillo, Ciprian Rășoiu, Liviu Vasiu, Matei Vlăsceanu and Tudor Vlăsceanu.

I like this picture because the contrast between the light squares and dark squares really stands out. Also, the shadow of the top squares looks really cool

Through this photo, the SHAPE are created through the usage of shadows and contrast in a black/white photo. The shape most prevalent and easily seen are squares.

Minimalist studio home designed by architects Jay Atherton and Cy Keener, Phoenix, Arizona.

Minimalist Studio Home for Two Young Architects

The exterior of this minimalist home in Phoenix consists of sandblasted masonry and Ferrari shade sails stretched on a steel frame. The screen shifts between being opaque and semitransparent.