An online exhibition of cruelly beautiful never-to-be architectural forms
Simon Colton using CLIP-driven BigGAN, May 2021
Can an architect inspire a generative AI system to create beautiful architectural forms, which in turn inspire the architect’s practice? Taking famous quotes by famous architects, we used this generative system to make images which reflect the sentiment of the words in each quote. The results were stunning, and cruelly so because these buildings will never exist.
There are 34 more architectural inspiration pieces in the collection for this exhibition.
A building and its environment changes dramatically over the course of a year reflecting the colours, textures and light of the four seasons in turn. We captured this evolution with GANlapse generative imagery in the videos below. These need to be watched carefully to see the snow melt, the flowers bloom, the sun shine and the leaves turn orange and brown.
There are 23 more four season GANlapse videos in the collection for this exhibition.
All images and videos are copyright Simon Colton.