Modern and Contemporary Architecture Photography – The Power of Geometry

Modern architecture is a term applied to an overarching movement and period in architectural history during the 20th century.  Modern architecture began at the turn of the 20th century with efforts to reconcile the principles underlying architectural design with rapid technological advancement and the modernization of society.  The term contemporary architecture is also applied to a range of styles of recently built structures and space which are optimized for current use.  Architecture photography showcases some of the power of geometry and architectural design.

In this post, we’ve gathered up some modern architecture photographs as well as contemporary architecture photographs that illustrate many of the principles of design, both functional and aesthetic.

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Close to Freedom by Arnaud Montagard

There is Space by Johannes Hueckeroth

Nordstrom by Benjamin Becker

Lotus Temple by Tomasz Wagner

With Drive by Harry Lieber

Baroque Theatre by Sven Fennema

Doppelhelix by Dennis Gerbeckx

World of Lights by Johannes Hueckeroth

BMW World Munich by Julian Harteis

Columns by Matthias Haker

The Only Exit by Martin

Curvature by Andreas Levers

Shanghai by retrato

Singapore by Henry Loh Travel

Latte Macchiato by Matthias Haker

Beijing by StuckInCustoms

Hong Kong by Alvaro Fonta

Shenzen by jalvaran


H&I by Norbert Love

Dubai by Daniel Cheong

Threesome by Sven Fennema

The All Seeing Eye by Guass

Hourglass by sbird

Up to the Light by Jan Gravekamp

Winterlight by KPK

Shapes and Columns by Andre Peniche

Architecture in Amsterdam by Matthijs

High Museum of Art by Jonathan Hillyer

Geometry by Julia Savchenko

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