Chuck Choi Architectural Photography

BIG: VIA West 57th

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The new Bjarke Ingels' building along Manhattan's West side looks like a tall pyramid. It's a beautiful dramatic shape that breaks the monotony of the skyline. See my pictures here. The obvious question though is, what's happening on the interior?...

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Misfits' Architecture

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When you study architecture, you are subjected to intense debate and criticism. The stakes are high because people actually have to live in your creations, the thinking goes. But when you leave school, this critical milieu disappears. Much of what...

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2014 BSA Design Awards

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The 2014 Boston Society of Architects Design Awards have been announced and five projects that I had the good fortune to photograph were awarded or received mention. They are: The Art of the Americas Wing, Museum of Fine Arts by Foster and Partners, recipient of the Harleston Parker Award; Harbor Islands Pavilion by Utile, a finalist for the same award; East House by Peter Rose + Partners, which won an honor award in the Housing Design category; Lakeside Guest House by Murdough Design, winner of a design award in the Small Firms category; Allencrest Community Center by Abacus Architects, which received a citation in the Small Firms category. Congrats to the winners! You can see all these projects in the Portfolio section, or by clicking the above links.

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I knew you when you were nobody

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My old school chum, Eric Thompson, gave me a ring last fall with a project to photograph. It's been 20+ years since we endured lead dust, glue, and eviscerating criticism together, and I have been waiting patiently for my mates to finally realize some fine "A"rchitecture.

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