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21st December 2021

Hélène Binet’s architectural photography celebrated in Royal Academy show

Architectural photography worries architects, because images may define a building in a way inconsistent with their vision.  In Binet’s case, she has the eye to define “the place where the building is made” and let that imply the rest of the structure.  That’s more easily said than done, as it requires striking a balance between one detail and the complexity of the whole structure. Says one architect, Binet shows the “luminosity of texture … and the enigma of presence”. Images are here.