Architectural - Amateur

Just a bit of hope Michel Groleau
Canada

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Just a bit of hope"
At the Holocaust Memorial one can feel oppression. But a little greenery appears and hope is reborn.



Thinking in boxes Gino Ricardo
Netherlands

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Thinking in boxes"
Combining architecture with street photography



Midwestern Architecture James Meldrum
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Midwestern Architecture"



Hajdar Center Wolfgang Wiesen
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Hajdar Center"
Hajdar Alijew Cultural Center in Baku, Azerbaijan



Crowd Stefano Degli Esposti
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Crowd"
Study of the architectural features of the Dome - Milan (IT)



Implode G.B. Smith
USA

Honorable Mention

"Implode"
Refracted light on the structure of the Frank Gehry designed Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas, USA.



Midnight James Meldrum
USA

Honorable Mention

"Midnight"



Coimbra Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Honorable Mention

"Coimbra"
Coimbra



Amsterdam Central Station Rob Bekker
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Amsterdam Central Station"
The Amsterdam central station is the second busiest railway station of The Netherlands



Casa Battlo Stairs Barry Brukoff
USA

Honorable Mention

"Casa Battlo Stairs"
PART OF AN ONGOING SERIES OF STAIRS WHICH HAVE FASCINATED ME



Finally Made It To Alaska! Sheryl Falkos
USA

Honorable Mention

"Finally Made It To Alaska!"
Haines, Alaska, USA. An awesome adventure! May 2019



Zigzag Theory Petter Rustad
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Zigzag Theory"
Oslo, Norway



one park drive Gino Ricardo
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"one park drive"



Marina City, Chicago Curtis Fedder
USA

Honorable Mention

"Marina City, Chicago"



City Gods Aynsley Stelfox
Canada

Honorable Mention

"City Gods"



Aquastair G.B. Smith
USA

Honorable Mention

"Aquastair"
A study of the patterns and forms created by water in man made architectures.



Matrix Theater Detroit at Night Tudor ApMadoc
USA

Honorable Mention

"Matrix Theater Detroit at Night"



The Zeeland Bridge Rob Bekker
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"The Zeeland Bridge"
The Zeeland Bridge is the longest bridge in the Netherlands.



Santorini Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Santorini"



Dark Echo Steve Day
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Dark Echo"



Derelict Magnus Karlson
Sweden

Honorable Mention

"Derelict"
On the way to Mt Rainier I found this rusty piece of old farmland



Concrete jungle Gino Ricardo
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Concrete jungle"
When urbanization takes over in Europe



Skyline of Dubai Partha Roy
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Skyline of Dubai"
Skyline of Dubai Marina



Silence Patrick Hofmann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Silence"
Charles Bridge, 2020 (Prague, Czech Republic)



Dockland Oscar Lopez
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Dockland"
The Dockland Building at the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany



Lego Houses Wolfgang Mothes
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Lego Houses"



Level Up Aengus MacNeil
USA

Nominee

"Level Up"
Stairway to Level 2



The Pointe Ahmad Kaddourah
Palestinian Settlements

Nominee

"The Pointe"



Castle in the Sky Akira Yoshizawa
Japan

Nominee

"Castle in the Sky"
Location: Levoca Slovakia Camera: PENTAX K-3



Passage Alan Gaynor
USA

Nominee

"Passage"
Passage between 6th and 7th Avenues



Courthouse Perspective Alan Sandler
USA

Nominee

"Courthouse Perspective"
St. Louis Federal Courthouse



Streetart Denis Klatt Andre Kurenbach
Germany

Nominee

"Streetart Denis Klatt"
Streetart has grown to an integral part of urban culture. Dortmund/ Ger, 2020



On the way Andrea Ivor
Hungary

Nominee

"On the way"



Ladakhi Ruins Andrew Trousdale
USA

Nominee

"Ladakhi Ruins"
Taken in Khardung La, the world's highest pass. 2018.



The Bridge Angela Vicedomini
Germany

Nominee

"The Bridge"



Brooklyn Bridge Ann-Mari Broman
USA

Nominee

"Brooklyn Bridge"



An Architectural Aspect Anne Eigen
USA

Nominee

"An Architectural Aspect"



Unstructered structure Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Unstructered structure"



Barcode 1 Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Barcode 1"



Olympic Park Barcelona Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Olympic Park Barcelona"



Cal D'or Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Cal D'or"



Moon over Paris Antje Bormann
France

Nominee

"Moon over Paris"
The view from a hotel room in La Defense, Paris, filled with lights of all sorts



Salute Church Aubra Franklin
USA

Nominee

"Salute Church"
Homage to the Masters: Honoring architectural masterpieces and celebrating the artistry.



Gapstow Bridge Aubra Franklin
USA

Nominee

"Gapstow Bridge"
Homage to the Masters: Honoring architectural masterpieces and celebrating the artistry.



Mission Espada Aubra Franklin
USA

Nominee

"Mission Espada"
Homage to the Masters: Honoring architectural masterpieces and celebrating the artistry.



Hierarchy Aynsley Stelfox
Canada

Nominee

"Hierarchy"



SF MOMA Stairs Barry Brukoff
USA

Nominee

"SF MOMA Stairs"
PART OF AN ONGOING SERIES OF STAIRS WHICH HAVE FASCINATED ME



Magical Gazebo Barry Brukoff
USA

Nominee

"Magical Gazebo"
A BLEND OF FINE ART, NATURE & ARCHITECTURE



Hovenring Bart Nelissen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Hovenring"
This cycling roundabout, hovering high over a crossing, transports you straight into the future.



The First Sign of Home Brittany Comunale
USA

Nominee

"The First Sign of Home"



The Gateway Budd Parker
USA

Nominee

"The Gateway"



old US Embassy Saigon Carol Smokler
USA

Nominee

"old US Embassy Saigon"
design from a bygone era



 Church railing Carol Smokler
USA

Nominee

" Church railing"
simple design with spider's web



Lynching Memorial Carol Smokler
USA

Nominee

"Lynching Memorial"
At the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Montgomery, Ala



Signs at Night Carol Schiraldi
USA

Nominee

"Signs at Night"
Signs at night in downtown Guilin, China



Corridors of Power Christine Jacobson
New Zealand

Nominee

"Corridors of Power"
Decommissioned power plant in Sydney



Stairway to Heaven Christophe Matsacos
Russia

Nominee

"Stairway to Heaven"



Close Encounters Cilia Rodriguez
USA

Nominee

"Close Encounters"
Abstract look of a building in Miami Art Design District, Florida.



Naval architecture Claudio Bonaccorsi
Italy

Nominee

"Naval architecture"



Encore Melaka Constance Teo
Malaysia

Nominee

"Encore Melaka"
The elegant lines of the Encore Melaka performance theatre befits the historical town of Melaka.



Peak Damaso Avila
Spain

Nominee

"Peak"
THE AUDITORIUM OF TENERIFE (SPAIN), DESIGNED BY SANTIAGO CALATRAVA, REMEMBERS US OF THE PEAK OF A MA



Sky Scape Dana Mikaelle
Canada

Nominee

"Sky Scape "



A Piece Of Sky Dave Cohen
USA

Nominee

"A Piece Of Sky"



Weather Debbie Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Weather"
The contrast between the iron bridge and the amorphous clouds was brilliant.



Hotel Demetrio Jereissati
Brazil

Nominee

"Hotel"
Late night in Lyon...from the window of the Hotel



Emptiness Diane Epstein
USA

Nominee

"Emptiness"
Montreal Holocaust Museum



Sandstorm Over Cairo Donald Wilson
USA

Nominee

"Sandstorm Over Cairo"
A sandstorm moves in as the ancient pyramids loom over modern Cairo.



Flatiron under renovation Emmanuelle Becker
France

Nominee

"Flatiron under renovation"



Linked Ernesto Rodriguez
USA

Nominee

"Linked"
Structural details at this bridge evoke our society, the whole is as strong as its weakest link.



Not a single cloud in sight Frank Proost
Luxembourg

Nominee

"Not a single cloud in sight"
2020, Luxembourg, low angle view on the "Philharmonie" music hall and office building next to it



Love of Curves 2.0 Frank Loddenkemper
Germany

Nominee

"Love of Curves 2.0"



Fusion Frederic Deschenes
Canada

Nominee

"Fusion"



X_27_A_S_9585 Frits Van de Reep
Netherlands

Nominee

"X_27_A_S_9585"
Frits van de Reep - X_27_A_S_9585



Dam Patterns G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Dam Patterns"
A study of the patterns and forms created by water in man made architectures.



Herringbone G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Herringbone"
A study of the patterns and forms created by water in man made architectures.



Collapsed G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Collapsed"
Refracted light on the structure of the Frank Gehry designed Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas, USA.



Marble Arches G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Marble Arches"
A study of the Woodrow Wilson bridge over the Patomac River in Washington DC, USA



Cubed G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Cubed"
A study of the cubed geometric forms in modern architecture



Rounding G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Rounding"
A study of the Native American Museum in Washington DC, USA.



Pyramids of Pei G.B. Smith
USA

Nominee

"Pyramids of Pei"
A study of the National Gallery of art, designed by I.M.Pei.



Palmhut Gabriela Landa
USA

Nominee

"Palmhut"
Back-to-the-roots and futuristic alike, this image portrays the ultimate organic, climate-friendly,



Moon over Snow over Skyline Gayle Pepper
USA

Nominee

"Moon over Snow over Skyline"
A wonderful peaceful evening in Los Angeles and the end of 2020.



Cocoons Gino Ricardo
Netherlands

Nominee

"Cocoons"
Cocoons, who lives here and what is the function of this blade runnerish cubes



The Rotterdam Gino Ricardo
Netherlands

Nominee

"The Rotterdam"
The Rotterdam



Building Brush Glenn Suttenfield
USA

Nominee

"Building Brush"
The undulating New York Hall of Science appears to be painting the sky.



Courtyard Gwen Solomon
USA

Nominee

"Courtyard"
Light and Shadow in a Miami Courtyard



Innsbruck, Hungerburgstation Hans Bauer
Germany

Nominee

"Innsbruck, Hungerburgstation"
from Zaha Hadid, built in Austria



Lighthouse Javea at night Harald Weimann
Germany

Nominee

"Lighthouse Javea at night"



Vertatur BW II Harry Lieber
Germany

Nominee

"Vertatur BW II"
For the love of staircases



Shadowplay 3 Hartmut Rieg
Germany

Nominee

"Shadowplay 3"



Barcelona Solitaria Henrique Murta
Spain

Nominee

"Barcelona Solitaria"
Gothic neighbourhood, Barcelona. From the perspective of a lonely walker.



Wine bank 2 Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Wine bank 2"
Night shrouds the illuminated old Bank of New Zealand building now repurposed as a wine bank in the market town of Martinborough, Wairarapa, New Zealand 2020



Passage of Time Ian Mountford
UK

Nominee

"Passage of Time"
A lone bothy slowly surrendering to the battering from the harsh Scottish elements



Imagination Ignacio Romero Naves
Spain

Nominee

"Imagination"
Seville, Spain.



Medieval Tales Ilias Varelas
Greece

Nominee

"Medieval Tales"
Medieval fortification in the port town of Methoni, Messenia, in southwestern Greece.



Undine and the bridge Ilya Trofimenko
Germany

Nominee

"Undine and the bridge"



Angles and Lines Jane Walker
UK

Nominee

"Angles and Lines"
Complexity of modern architecture outside the V&A in London



Silk Road Pantheon Jane Walker
UK

Nominee

"Silk Road Pantheon"
A pantheon marks the historical site of Sarayshyk and protects a sacred wishing tree within



Abstract 1 Janis Ehlers
USA

Nominee

"Abstract 1"
Triangle Abstraction



Evening mass Jean-Marc Felix
Switzerland

Nominee

"Evening mass "
Soft organ music can be heard from the warm church into the cold night



Cardero Tower Jeff Lucas
Canada

Nominee

"Cardero Tower"
Cardero, unique building, features distinctive screens. Designed by architecture firm Henriquez Part



Winterthur Staircase Jennifer Nelson
USA

Nominee

"Winterthur Staircase"
The Montmorenci Staircase was purchased by Henry DuPont from a North Carolina plantation.



Grace Jessica Margo
USA

Nominee

"Grace"
The Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove, NJ. Known as God's square mile at the Jersey shore.



Vanishing Point John Twiname
New Zealand

Nominee

"Vanishing Point"
The curves in this sea defense interplay with the light entering the side of the structure.



Stargate John Twiname
New Zealand

Nominee

"Stargate"
The distinctive triangular shape and contrasting shades draws the viewer’s eyes to the empty white space and whatever lies beyond.



One Minute Before Collapsing Jorge Conde
Spain

Nominee

"One Minute Before Collapsing"
Included in the "Any Place Is Another Place" project.



Old Corral Joseph Ptacek
USA

Nominee

"Old Corral"



Cover in the White Jurius Jurius
Indonesia

Nominee

"Cover in the White"



The library Karen Smith
USA

Nominee

"The library"



The Void Katherine Young
UK

Nominee

"The Void"



Scar Tissue Katherine Young
UK

Nominee

"Scar Tissue"



Exoskeleton Kathryn McGarvey
Canada

Nominee

"Exoskeleton"
One of Valencia's Magical Architectural Structures



Into the sky Katrin Blumenschein
Germany

Nominee

"Into the sky"



Stadtbibliothek Stuttgart Keith Wilson
Germany

Nominee

"Stadtbibliothek Stuttgart"
The Stadtbibliothek is the public library of the city of Stuttgart, Germany.



St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney Kelly Tringas
Australia

Nominee

"St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney"
Holy Serenity Nature



Tower Stairs Kent Wisner
Malta

Nominee

"Tower Stairs"
Triangles, Rectangles, and a question about why one would take the stairs



SF MOMA Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"SF MOMA"
Central Atrium



Venice Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"Venice"



Cycladic Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Nominee

"Cycladic"
An abstract approach to the unique characteristics of Cycladic architecture



Shapes Larry Dunn
USA

Nominee

"Shapes"
The variety of shapes at the City of Arts & Sciences. Valencia, Spain



Into Hades Larry Dunn
USA

Nominee

"Into Hades"
The Opera House at the City of Arts & Sciences. Valencia, Spain



Church Stairwell Larry Alford
USA

Nominee

"Church Stairwell"
This is a stairwell at a church in Dallas, Texas



Building Auckland Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"Building Auckland"



Dream Land Loh Soo Mui
Malaysia

Nominee

"Dream Land"



Look Up Madeleine Corbeil
USA

Nominee

"Look Up"
The Tiffany ceiling of the Cultural Center of Chicago



Nature is a part of Japanese architecture Magnus Karlson
Sweden

Nominee

"Nature is a part of Japanese architecture "
We often forget that nature must have its place to create the balance we seek.



Herzog & de Meron Marc Hodel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Herzog & de Meron"



Brutal too Marie Keech
USA

Nominee

"Brutal too"
This residential building , although built recently, has many brutalist characteristics



Flowing Angles Mark Appleton
Australia

Nominee

"Flowing Angles"
Hard lines of the surf club frame the soft flow the ocean



The Old House Martina Platte
Hong Kong

Nominee

"The Old House"



Upward Mobility Marvin Basil
USA

Nominee

"Upward Mobility"



Blyth Lighthouse Matthew Wilkinson
UK

Nominee

"Blyth Lighthouse"
Blyth Light House, A beacon of light stood strong as its access walkway corrodes & crumbles.



Calm Matthew Wilkinson
UK

Nominee

"Calm"
Calm, Burnham on Sea lighthouse sat reflecting in the clam water of an November evening.



Mausoleum Mauro Raunich
Slovenia

Nominee

"Mausoleum"
Imposing resting place



Tempodrom Michael Koester
Germany

Nominee

"Tempodrom"



Whorl Michael Singer
USA

Nominee

"Whorl"
Surrealist staircase.



Spiral Michel Groleau
Canada

Nominee

"Spiral"
The central staircase of the Quebec museum rivals the works of art of the place.



Bridge Mildred Salas
USA

Nominee

"Bridge"
Captured from a moving car while driving on the FDR Drive NYC



Beneath the Lagoon Bridge Morris Asato
USA

Nominee

"Beneath the Lagoon Bridge"
Structural view of a bridge that spans the water that flows from a lagoon to the ocean.



The diamond Nicole Urbscheit
Germany

Nominee

"The diamond"
The past and future of the port of Antwerp come together in the new Porthouse. The lower part used



Imperor's Way Nikolai Endegor
France

Nominee

"Imperor's Way"
Place Vendome, Paris. To 250th anniversary of Napoleon Bonaparte.



On Guard Ondrej Tichy
Czech Republic

Nominee

"On Guard"
Long exposure on the German cost of Baltic Sea



Cruise Center Oscar Lopez
Germany

Nominee

"Cruise Center"
The Cruise Center Terminal in Hamburg, Germany



Through the shadows Pamela Aminou
UK

Nominee

"Through the shadows"



Angel Foot Pat Maycroft
UK

Nominee

"Angel Foot"
Antony Gormley's Angel of the North



San Angelo TX Patrick O'Brien
USA

Nominee

"San Angelo TX"



Albert Street, Auckland Paul McClenaghan
Australia

Nominee

"Albert Street, Auckland"
Taken the last day of a road trip in New Zealand.



the double house Peter Wingerter
Germany

Nominee

"the double house"
urban house to live.



Treppenhaus Peter Marxer
Liechtenstein

Nominee

"Treppenhaus"
A stairwell in a residential building in Prague, Czech Republic



Summer Facade Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"Summer Facade"
Oslo, Norway



The Church Pier Luigi Altieri
Italy

Nominee

"The Church"
The Church, the center of Christianity, before the covid revolution.



Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Prashant Naik
USA

Nominee

"Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque"
A serene vista of the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



Ridge Rachel Wei
Canada

Nominee

"Ridge"
The concept of the slab edge was meant to mimic ocean waves



Through the Peep-hole Regina Cserna
Austria

Nominee

"Through the Peep-hole"



Mushroom Renata Apan
Lithuania

Nominee

"Mushroom"
Spain



the palm Renate Wasinger
Germany

Nominee

"the palm"
a house on fuerteventura



White Peace Rene Schaedler
Switzerland

Nominee

"White Peace"



Changing Rooms Richard Burdon
UK

Nominee

"Changing Rooms"
An abstract image of a row of bathers changing rooms at Saltburn



Shirahige Shrine Rie Asada
Japan

Nominee

"Shirahige Shrine"
There is a torii gate in Lake Biwa,



Chapel at the Gates of Dawn Robert Bolton
UK

Nominee

"Chapel at the Gates of Dawn"
It was pre dawn and I was struck by the chapel on the promitory greeting the new day. Taken 2019



Eiffel Tower Las Vegas Robert Davis
USA

Nominee

"Eiffel Tower Las Vegas"
A Beautiful replica



Under the Light Robert Ouimet
Canada

Nominee

"Under the Light"
Passageway under the lighthouse, Stanley Park, Vancouver



Curves Ruth Woodrow
Australia

Nominee

"Curves"
Calming lines inside the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne.



Westgate Bridge Sally Paterson
Australia

Nominee

"Westgate Bridge"
Afternoon shadows created interesting patterns and angles, hidden from the traffic chaos above.



The old bridge Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Nominee

"The old bridge"
Firenze



The SGR Sonal Shah
UK

Nominee

"The SGR"
New Train track runs through Nairobi National Park in Kenya



Cosmos Stanislav Sitnikov
Russia

Nominee

"Cosmos"
Architecture, windows, lines



Christmas Tunnel Stefano Degli Esposti
Italy

Nominee

"Christmas Tunnel"
Cityscape of Christmas lights - Malaga (SP)



Office Buildings Steffen Ebert
Germany

Nominee

"Office Buildings"
Office Building in Cologne



Demolition Steffen Ebert
Germany

Nominee

"Demolition"
demolition of an old store house



Silo Stephen Allworth
Australia

Nominee

"Silo"



Premier Tower Steve Day
Australia

Nominee

"Premier Tower"



Foreboding Sue Trower
UK

Nominee

"Foreboding"
A relic of the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands. This bunker still has the ability to chill



James Ream House, 1966 Susan Langer
USA

Nominee

"James Ream House, 1966"



Approaching Storm at Quarai Susan Brandt Graham
USA

Nominee

"Approaching Storm at Quarai"



Stairway to Paradise Suzanne Schwartzman
USA

Nominee

"Stairway to Paradise"
Glass circular staircase is leading to second floor of a hotel in India.



Old Door Sylvia Gardner
USA

Nominee

"Old Door"
Old door to Nowhere



Gills Tatiana Gomez Bessa
Mexico

Nominee

"Gills"



Olympic Calderon Vancouver Ted Witek
Canada

Nominee

"Olympic Calderon Vancouver"
Olympic Calderon Vancouver



Abandoned fishing post Tjutjut Bramantoro
Indonesia

Nominee

"Abandoned fishing post"
This bamboo fishing post can't stand any longer dealing with rough sea.



Devil's Bridge Todor Tilev
Ireland

Nominee

"Devil's Bridge"
I took this picture of the Devil's Bridge nearvillage of Ardino in Bulgaria.



Lighthouse Rays Tudor ApMadoc
USA

Nominee

"Lighthouse Rays"
Point Betsie Lighthouse



La Défense Urs Hintermann
Switzerland

Nominee

"La Défense"
Architecture can make people seem small and vulnerable.



Summerhouse at Great Ambrook #2 Vicki Gardner
UK

Nominee

"Summerhouse at Great Ambrook #2"
Pinhole image using infrared



Observatorio Viveca Venegas
Puerto Rico

Nominee

"Observatorio"



Facade Win Tun Naing
Myanmar

Nominee

"Facade"



Behind the Reichstag/Berlin Winfried Alberti
Germany

Nominee

"Behind the Reichstag/Berlin"
Only a few walkers are out and around the government buildings at the time of second lockdown



Wayne Manor Wolfgang Mothes
Germany

Nominee

"Wayne Manor"



Unititled #3 Wolfgang Mothes
Germany

Nominee

"Unititled #3"



Unititled #4 Wolfgang Mothes
Germany

Nominee

"Unititled #4"



Unititled #5 Wolfgang Mothes
Germany

Nominee

"Unititled #5"



Unititled #6 Wolfgang Mothes
Germany

Nominee

"Unititled #6"



Lines & lights-Seri Wawasan Bridge Wong Choon Keat
Malaysia

Nominee

"Lines & lights-Seri Wawasan Bridge"
Study of lines and lights of the Seri Wawasan Bridge, Putrajaya Malaysia.



Detour Xavier Arnau Bofarull
Germany

Nominee

"Detour"
Frankfurt am Main.



the Eiffel Tower Yoshiaki Nakane
Japan

Nominee

"the Eiffel Tower"
It's beautiful in every detail.



< back