Museum in the mountains

[project by -Scape, 2012]

Look development, direction, matte painting, post
Marco Tripodi: Modeling, lighting, shading, rendering

Housing in Ravenna

[project by -Scape, 2011]

Details, model and animated gif:

District in Shanghai

[Competition for a brand new urban district. Project by -Scape, 2009]

As I learned at the time, Shanghai was once dubbed the “Chinese Venice”, since it’s built upon the delta of a big river. Many watercourses run in the city, and still today you can see some very pictoresque canals here and there, Venice-style. Since the project area was rural farmland, we wanted to enhance this feature and give nature and water the importance they deserved. Secondly, we chose to give the images some resemblance to the traditional chinese drawings, made with water and ink. Mix the two things, and you have this.

Housing and Offices in Naples

[project by -Scape, Francis Soler 2008]

These are probably the most dreamy, eye-catching images I’ve ever made. We wanted to try something different, an easier approach compared to our usual, deep-research style with -Scape. We ended up with this unreal lighting, as if there was a spotlight pointing the project on a theatrical stage. Not very different from what you see today, as one of the mainstream styles of architectural representation.

Honda Retail Spaces (2003)

Diggin’ deep here… This is my graduation project, and it’s more than 10 years old; but every time I give it a look, I can’t but love its shapes, its spaces, its concept, and I’m amazed by the fresh look some of the renderings and drawings still show. This is practically the only architectural project I designed all by myself before starting my career as a digital visualizer, and I’m very proud of it. That’s obvious, you say: I made it, I love it. Maybe you have a point. That said, I hope you will appreciate it as well.

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