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Ingrid Siliakus: Paper Architecture

Posted by Charlotte Simmonds,

Ever hear of paper architecture? Well if you haven’t, it’s time to take a look at the work of Ingrid Siliakus, whose pop-up models of famous buildings achieve a level of intricacy most CGI programs would struggle to better. No structure is too ambitious for Ingrid to tackle – she’s cut everything from the Sagrada Familia to Manhattan skyscrapers from a single sheet of paper. Simultaneously reminiscent of Mexican festival bunting, childhood fold-out books and, oh wait, nothing we’ve ever seen before. Her work falls in to a small but admirable niche of artists meticulously working to transform the limits of craft materiality.

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Posted by Charlotte Simmonds

Californian Charlotte joined us as an editorial intern after studying at New York university and London Metropolitan University. She wrote for the site between January and March 2012.