Alfonso Batalla (b.1958, Spain) - Prefabricated life
Capturing abandoned buildings in a complete state of disrepair, spanish artist Alfonso Batalla has photographed them for the Prefabricated life series. The images reveal a city that has been uninhabited since 1986, with the apartments left to crumble since they were initially conceived. Depicting an eerie atmosphere, the work is the result of two different trips, both in winter and autumn to achieve variation in the lighting. The rooms expose floors that bend, painted cracking walls, and paper falling across the spaces at random, showing the decoration and remnants of families that once lived there. (src. Designboom)
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"Green roofs like this one is what we were learning about in college today. Beautiful, sustainable, wholesome designs like these are what inspire me to become an architect, not the soulless concrete boxes we’re all so used to now. This is the kind of future I want to design. This is the kind of future I want to live in."