shapes-of-cities

Breathtaking City Architectures Beautifully Illustrated In Colorful Silhouettes

As the industrial age has blossomed, astounding skyscrapers of remarkable architectural designs have emerged from different parts of the world. Up to this date, we enjoy seeing this giants standing proudly as they demonstrate the pinnacle of architecture and engineering of today.

Yoni alter is a London-based artist who has created a series of lovely illustrations entitled Shapes of Cities. The series includes some of the famous landmark found in their respective cities which are illustrated in colorful silhouette figures and are arranged in their actual scale. Scroll down and check out some of his cool works. Come, take a peek, and enjoy.

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London: The Shard, The Gherkin, BT Tower, London Eye, Battersea Power Station, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Nelson’s Column and The New Bus for London.

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NYC: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Washington Sq. arch, Guggenheim Museum, Bank of America Tower, One WTC, Three WTC, Conde Nast Building, NY Life Building, Chrysler Building.

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Chicago: Trump Tower, John Hancock Center, Hyatt Center, Park Tower, Crain Communications Building, Ferris Wheel, Harbor Lighthouse, Water Tower, Buckingham Fountain, Cloud Gate (“The Bean”).

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Dallas: ?Hyatt Regency?, Reunion Tower, Chase Tower, ?Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge?, Fountain Place.
Washington D.C.:Supreme Court Building, US Capitol building, White House, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial.

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Toronto: Canada Life building, Fairmont Royal York, Rogers Center, Roy Thomson Hall, Old City Hall, CN Tower, City Hall.

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Tokyo: Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Tocho), Sompo Japan, Senso-ji Hozomon (gate), Tokyo Tower, Dentsu, Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, Meiji Jingu (Meiji shrine) torii (gate), NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi.

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Sydney: Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon, Aurora Place, Sydney Tower, Deutche Bank Place, Grosvenor Place, Anzac Memorial.

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Shanghai: Bank of China Tower, China Merchants Bank Mansion, Longhua Pagoda, Tomorrow Square, Oriental Pearl Tower, Shimao In’l Centre, Shanghai Int’l Convention Center, Shanghai World Financial Center, Citic Pacific Group HQ (Tower 1 & 2), Jin Mao Tower.

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San-Francisco: Ferry Building, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, City Hall, Transamerica Pyramid, Russ building, Cable car, Coit tower.

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Pittsburgh: Fort Pitt Bridge, Tenth St bridge, PPG Place, Highmark Place, Gulf Tower, Cathedral of Learning, Allegheny County Courthouse, Point State park fountain

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Paris: Tour Montparnasse, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Grande Arche, Louvre Pyramid, July Column, Notre Dame de Paris, Basilica of the Sacré Cœur.

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Kuala Lumpur: Petronas Twin Towers, Menara Maxis, Menara Telekom, Tabung Haji, Maybank Tower, Kuala Lumpur Tower.

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Hong Kong: Peak Tower, Standard Chartered Bank Building, Tian Tan Buddha, Two International Finance Center, Bank of China Tower, Clock Tower, Junk boat, Tsing Ma Bridge, Hopewell Centre, Convention and Exhibition Center.

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Barcelona: Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, W Barcelona (Hotel Vela), Torre de telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc, Columbus Monument, Torre Agbar ,Arc de Triomf.

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Seattle: Seattle Central Library, Seattle Municipal Tower, Two Union Square, Space Needle, Columbia Center, Smith Tower, Rainier Tower, Fourth and Blanchard Building.

Check out more of Yoni alter’s works and his ongoing series of these beautiful illustrations on his website. You can share what you think on his artworks by leaving your comment below.

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