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What the? Chris Hildrey's ambiguous landscapes amaze with their minute complexity

Posted by James Cartwright,

Dirty grey chewing gum? Complex concrete structure? Stretched Polyfiller? No, none of these things are the subject of the pictures you see before you. In fact these striking images are digital renders of imaginary landscapes created by the hugely talented Chris Hildrey. The Bartlett-trained CAD whizz can usually be found planning complex architectural structures for Jestico + Whiles and has previously worked for the legendary Foster and Partners and ZHA Architects. But here we see him in his free time, away from the world of corporate architecture, flexing his creative muscles and exploring the artistic potential of software usually used to model the preliminary stages of giant tower blocks. A lesson to us all that spare time can be used for so much more than slobbing in front of the telly.

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    Chris Hildrey: Landscapes

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Posted by James Cartwright

James started out as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our two editors. He oversees Printed Pages magazine and content wise has a special interest in graphic design and illustration. He also runs our online shop Company of Parrots and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.