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Images of Buildings around the World – Architectural Photography

post updated 3 November 2021

Architectural Photographs

We have building photos for all major cities across the globe. Below we’ve made a selection from a handful of the key cities. We aim to select images of good quality and interesting architecture. We cover completed buildings – both new and old – across the globe.

Architecture Images by – City Selections

Architectural Photos, listed by City, alphabetical:

Barcelona Architecture

Pictures © Adrian Welch – new buildings in the Catalan capital city:

A selection of the major Barcelona buildings, Barcelona Pavilion, Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila and Diagonal Mar:
Barcelona Architecture Tours

Sagrada Familia Casa Mila Diagonal Mar picture

Forum Barcelona, Frank Gehry’s Fish scuplture, Barcelona Tower and a traditional public space – Placa Reial:
Forum Barcelona Herzog & de Meuron Architects building

Frank Gehry Fish Architecture Photos Barcelona Tower Architecture Photos Placa Reial Architecture Photos

Cambridge Architecture – famous university city in south East England

Images © Adrian Welch:

Queens College, Emmanuel College, a typical old college alley, and a view of modern buildings on ‘The Backs’, notably James Stirling‘s controversial Faculty of History building:
Queens' College Buildings Cambridge building design by Powell & Moya Architects

Emmanuel College photo Cambridge College Architecture Photos Cambridge University photo

Copenhagen Architecture – architectural images around the Danish capital city

Pictures © Adrian Welch:

Tuborg Building ; Plot housing in Ørestad ; Gemini Housing by MVRDV on Islandsbrygge in a pair of old silo buildings ; clean styling of a stairway at Nordhavnen Tiscali:
Tuborg Building Orestad Flats Architecture Photos Gemini Housing Danish Architecture Photos

Edinburgh Architecture – pictures from the beautiful Scottish capital city

Photos © Adrian Welch:

Scottish Parliament MSP Foyer interior ; Canongate Kirk gable facing the Royal Mile ; another photo of the Scottish Parliament Building ; and Ramsay Gardens – a Victorian set of properties romantically perched on the edge of the Castle Esplanade facing over Princes Street Gardens to the Firth of Forth:
Scottish Parliament MSP Foyer interior design

Canongate Kirk Scottish Parliament Building Ramsay Gardens

Frankfurt Building images from the German financial powerhouse

Photos © Adrian Welch:

The Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt am Main, part of the Museumsufer, designed by famous New York architecture practice Richard Meier & Partners Architects ; Schirnhalle ; Deutsches Architekturmuseum: DAM ; and another view of Richard Meier’s Frankfurt Museum für Kunsthandwerk – Museum of Arts and Crafts, since renamed:
Richard Meier building Schirnhalle DAM photo Kunsthandwerk Building

Glasgow Architecture + Highlands – building pictures from Scotland’s largest city

Photos © Adrian Welch:

An Turas on Tiree, western isles, by Sutherland Hussey, I was lucky to attend the opening, on the day it got shortlisted for the Stirling Prize ; Spectrum Building in Glasgow by gm+ad architects ; another view of An Turas ; ill-fated revolving/not-revolving Glasgow Tower by BDP on the River Clyde:
An Turas Photo Spectrum Building An Turas image Glasgow Tower

Hong Kong Architecture – architectural pictures from this powerful island city in south east China

Photos © Andrew McRae:
Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank 2 IFC Hong Kong Bank of China Tower HK Lippo Center

Photos © Adrian Welch:
HK skyscrapers Architecture Photos Wan Chai towers Architecture Photos Hong Kong housing Wan Chai Architecture Photos

London Architecture – pictures from the UK capital city

Photos © Adrian Welch:
Swiss Re Architecture Photos Tate Modern Architecture Photos St Paul's Cathedral Architecture Photos Lloyds Building

Photography © Nick Weall – London Architecture Photographs
Syon Park Architecture Photos Lawn Road Flats Architecture Photos Peter Jones Store in London Architecture Photos Central St Giles Building

Photographs © webbaviation – London Architecture Photos
Swiss Re skyscraper Architecture Photos buckingham palace buckingham palace Architecture Photos millennium dome Architecture Photos

New York Architecture – building images from Manhattan, NY, USA

Photos © Andrew McRae:
Empire State Building Rockefeller Center Manhattan Architecture Photos Time Warner Center Architecture Photos WTC7 Manhattan Architecture Photos

Paris Architecture – pictures from the French capital city

Pictures © Adrian Welch:
Louvre Pyramid Architecture Photos Pompidou Centre Architecture Photos Arab du Monde Institute Architecture Photos Eiffel Tower Architecture Photos

Architecture Photos – Additional Selections

Cities, alphabetical:

Chicago Architecture Photographs
Photos © Joe Lekas
Chicago Building
photo © Joe Lekas

Las Vegas Architecture Photos
Images © Andrew McRae:
Las Vegas Architecture Photos

Los Angeles Architecture Designs
Images © Andrew McRae:
Walt Disney Concert Hall Architecture Photos Crystal Cathedral Los Angeles Architecture Photos Crystal Cathedral interior Crystal Cathedral Welcoming Center Architecture Photos

San Francisco Architecture
Images © Andrew McRae:
Contemporary Jewish Museum Architecture Photos San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco church picture San Francisco skyscraper Architecture Photos

Kuala Lumpur Architecture Photos : images of recent buildings
Photographs © Tom Ravenscroft:
petronas twin towers Architecture Photos maybank tower building sultan abdul samad building dayabumi complex Architecture Photos

Architecture Images by – Country Selection

Singapore Architecture Photos : images of recent buildings
Photographs © Tom Ravenscroft:
Singapore Skyline Architecture Photos Marina Bay Sands Architecture Photos Singapore Architecture Photos Singapore Arts Center Architecture Photos
photo © Tom Ravenscroft

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