TIFA 2023 Architecture / Buildings

The Bow

  • Prize
    Gold in Architecture/Buildings
  • Photographer
    Cyrille Dubreuil
  • Agency / Studio
    Cyrille Dubreuil
  • Photo Date
    2021 -2022

The fast acceleration of the online economy development and the e-commerce revolution has obviously changed the way people shop, but it also has somehow surreptitiously transformed discretely, but deeply, the landscape and architecture of our suburban areas. Companies design and build fulfillment centers to satisfy online orders as fast as possible. In my eyes these logistic buildings emerge like huge cargo ships, exposing valiantly their bow to the horizon, ploughing through the waves. Their minimalistic bare walls possess a certain abstract purity and geometric photographic quality.

Professional photographer born in Lyon in 1968, Cyrille Dubreuil, member of the French professional photographers union UPP (Union des Photographes Professionnels), has been specialized himself in the fields of architecture, industry and construction for more than 20 years. Based in Paris after years in Hong Kong, Milan and New York he sharpens his own vision and photographic aesthetic on urban landscapes. His architectural or construction photographs can be found in many corporate annual reports or brochures, architecture agencies portfolios...