This series of pictures are the result of a 7-year long journey that brought me to countries such as Latvia, Israel, and Germany. The story begins in the summer of 2006, a crucial date in my life because, after 2 years of deep thinking, I finally decided to quit as a freelance 3D architecture designer and illustrator, a job that had kept me busy for over a decade.

The job paid very well, I had plenty of customers and a very good reputation in Barcelona (I still have), but in the last period, the incoming digital art projects began to be a bit repetitive and boring. I found out that I had totally lost my motivation for it. Even, I had begun to hate 3D architectural illustration. So I began this journey with little money in my pocket that I saved from my recently closed business, but without any clear idea of what I was going to do in my life, professionally-wise. One good thing about long journeys is that, suddenly, one comes across plenty of time for oneself, so I believe that for the sake of learning as much as possible from those eventual insights, one must keep an open mind. So I tried and is one of the most important conclusions the fact that I can't be further away from hating 3D architecture art. On the contrary, I love it way much more than I would ever expect... The real problem stifling my creative ideas here was working for customers!

That is why I decided to truly work for myself and try to make a living out of whatever the hell was going to come out of my mind, without any personal or environmental limitations. The result is a constantly growing series of building designs, which I have encircled in a project called "City Portraits" which depict interesting buildings that for some reason were important to me during that long journey. Buildings that, after being photographed, were digitally manipulated to acquire an alternative form. And this is what hitherto I have been doing. Hope you enjoy these works of art!

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Imperfekt
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5 years ago

Super size my fries please!

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MartyBlackEagle-Carl
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5 years ago

WOW... fascinating!!!!!!!!!

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SophieG
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5 years ago

must have great reception in there

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MartyBlackEagle-Carl
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5 years ago

it's slinky, it's slinky, fun for a girl and a boy!

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SusanMoore
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5 years ago

I want to live in this one

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SusanMoore
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5 years ago

Hope it's no where they have earthquakes

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Rose
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5 years ago

This one is too funny. I wonder if you can go inside, and if so, what's it like in there?

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RichLaniewski
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5 years ago

Gee, I don't know. Looks kinda cheesy to me. ;-)

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JoshuaSmith
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5 years ago

Would be great for a zipper company

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Rose
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5 years ago

This makes me question the other ones.

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KerryRowland
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5 years ago

Could be fun!

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BeverleyDessert
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5 years ago

This is an awesome use of 3D software to create impossible buildings

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IlanaLeVine
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5 years ago

the stairs were to tired to keep going up, so they went diagonal.

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KerryRowland
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5 years ago

Desperately seeking new business,or wants to cause an accident

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TammyChapman
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5 years ago

Ummm...Why??

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İhsan Töre
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4 years ago

Oh how he hates that hotel! :D

FionaKerr
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5 years ago

Inner city creative n' witty! Luv this imaginary design - all of his conceptual ideas are blooming stunning!

OpheliaTompson
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5 years ago

This is the third time they are showing this building!

StephanBouwman
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5 years ago

It says in the description that these are digital manipulations of buildings he photographs. Please pay attention and read descriptions. You're at least the fifth person "noticing" the same buildings are being used.

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RobertAdams
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5 years ago

For some reason they saw a decline in business after the nuclear shift.

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RenatoBuić
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5 years ago

Does anyone actually read the article?

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jetmastergames
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5 years ago

TO SPACE!!

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fadi-zadesamhouri
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5 years ago

how big are the cigarettes you put in there

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NikitaJagora
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5 years ago

Every time this building comes up, I think "it can't possibly get any stranger than this"...and then it does.

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lollipop1021
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5 years ago

how many times...... never mind, I dont even wanna ask

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HopeBeaver
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5 years ago

still in construction?

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JoshuaSmith
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5 years ago

They must hella rates.

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HopeBeaver
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5 years ago

how? HOW!? SCORCERY!!!!!!!!!

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OpheliaTompson
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5 years ago

I'm going to stop counting!

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zade
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5 years ago

what is that!?

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SusannaVesna
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5 years ago

What did this hotel do to you that you just wont leave it in peace? :P :)

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KickChick
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5 years ago

All very cool, but I'd like to see the before shots to see the magnitude of change. But definitely awesome!

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