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Iwan Baan

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Nationality  Dutch
Known for  Photography

Name  Iwan Baan
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Born  February 8, 1975 (age 40) (1975-02-08) Alkmaar, Netherlands
Similar People  Toyo Ito, Steven Holl, Rem Koolhaas, Tatiana Bilbao, Helene Binet

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Iwan Baan (born February 8, 1975 in Alkmaar) is a Dutch photographer. He has challenged a long-standing tradition of depicting buildings as isolated and static by representing people in architecture and showing the building's environment, trying "to produce more of a story or a feel for a project" and "to communicate how people use the space". He has photographed buildings by many of the world's most prominent architects, including Rem Koolhaas and Toyo Ito. He is "one of the most widely published" photographers in the world. His candid "polysemic shots" have been compared to the work of Diane Arbus.


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In 2010, he won the first annual Julius Shulman Photography Award, named after the most famous architectural photographer of the 20th century. At the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale he received the Golden Lion for Best Installation. In 2012, he took the image of Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy that made the cover of New York City magazine—showing light above 42nd St. and darkness below that line—illustrating vividly the storm's disparate impact. It was later turned into a limited edition print sold to benefit Sandy's victims. In April 2016, Iwan Baan will receive the AIA New York's Stephen A. Kliment Oculus Award.

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Published books

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  • Portman's America & Other Speculations, 2017, ISBN 978-3-03778-532-4
  • African Modernism, 2015, ISBN 978-3-906027-74-6.
  • 52 Weeks, 52 Cities, 2013, ISBN 978-3-86828-477-5.
  • Iwan Baan around the world : diary of a year of architecture, 2011, ISBN 978-2-35733-137-2.
  • Diller Scofidio + Renfro : Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, 2011, ISBN 978-84-343-1280-7.
  • Insular insight : where art and architecture conspire with nature : Naoshima, Teshima, Inujima, 2011, ISBN 978-3-03778-255-2. DAM award.
  • Iwan Baan, Brasilia - Chandigarh : Living with Modernity, 2010, ISBN 978-3-03778-228-6.
  • Porsche Museum : Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, HG Merz, 2010, ISBN 978-3-211-99736-9.
  • The SANAA studios 2006-2008 : learning from Japan : single story urbanism, 2010, ISBN 978-3-03778-190-6.
  • SANAA, Sejima & Nishizawa : New Museum, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-84-343-1244-9.
  • Maxxi : Zaha Hadid Architects, 2010, ISBN 978-0-8478-5800-2.
  • Hamsun, Holl, Hamarøy : literature, Knut Hamsun : architecture, Steven Holl : landscape, Hamarøy, Nordland, 2010, ISBN 9783037782149.
  • (in German) Richard Neutra in Europa : Bauten und Projekte 1960-1970, 2010, ISBN 978-3-8321-9286-0.
  • Song through 21st century eyes : Yaozhou and Qingbai ceramics, 2009, ISBN 978-90-79920-01-3.
  • Maddalena effect : an architectural affair, 2009, ISBN 978-88-96710-02-9.
  • Building China Five Projects / Five Stories, 2008, ISBN 978-84-96954-51-9.
  • (in Dutch) Onze bruggen : opdrachtgeverschap bij bruggen in zes Nederlandse gemeenten, 2007, ISBN 978-90-809370-3-1.
  • (in Dutch) Perspectief : maakbare geschiedenis, 2007, ISBN 978-90-801589-7-9.
  • Published videos

    Iwan Baan Dutch Art Events Orange Alert

  • Dutch painters of the Golden Age, 2002, OCLC 67086003
  • Iwan Baan at TED
  • Exhibitions

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  • Iwan Baan: 52 Weeks, 52 Cities, Exhibited in Montpellier (2016) Copenhagen (2015), Hamburg (2015), Herford (2013)
  • Iwan Baan: The Way We Live, 2013, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Iwan Baan, 2010 autour du monde, journal d'une année d'architecture, 2011, Hyères
  • Iwan Baan - Recent Works - Contemporary Architectural Photographs, 2008, London
  • Building China Five Projects / Five Stories, 2008, New York

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