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Faux Micro Cities

The Evol Building Series Mimics Metropolitan Design

— January 28, 2013 — Art & Design
The street artist Evol's Building series mimics classic metropolitan structures by way of power boxes, urban blocks and various concrete pieces. The German expert has done this via stenciling, placing images of windows, satellites and doors where they otherwise would never be.

These miniature models are as much adorable as they are detailed. Many of the superimposed windows feature curtains, some of which are drawn back. These characteristics add a notion of realism to the Building project, making viewers feel as if his replications are life like.

That Evol has chosen to emphasize apartment complexes is furthermore in line with the gritty urbanite areas that he works within, bringing forth a new kind of harmony between art and industrial architecture.
Trend Themes
1. Faux Micro Cities - Miniature models of metropolitan structures that mimic classic designs through stenciling present an opportunity for disruption in architecture.
2. Power Box Art - The use of power boxes as a canvas for street art could disrupt the way cities think about public infrastructure.
3. Urban Block Replication - Replicating and miniaturizing entire urban blocks presents a unique opportunity for architects and city planners to test new designs.
Industry Implications
1. Street Art - The use of power boxes and other public infrastructure as a canvas for street art is a growing trend that can disrupt the art industry.
2. Architecture - Miniature models and replicas of urban blocks present an opportunity for architects to experiment with new designs and utilize them in urban planning.
3. Urban Planning - Miniature models of urban blocks and a focus on apartment complexes could present an opportunity for planners to create functional and aesthetically pleasing urban environments.
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