Vibrant São Paulo
by Made by Ibrahim Chaara, Avenir Studio

This project was selected as a Finalist by the jury of the 001 competition. Registration ID #605

Detailed information/workflow about the image

Concept is to focus on scale and environment in which FAU is located and how the building lives in it. It stands as a brutalist autonomous object in a warm and wild landscape. That's why warm tones and high contrasts have been chosen to visualize the warmth and fierceness of Sao Paulo. The building has a lived-in and worn-out appearance, which is reflected in the image. Concrete is worn and repaired in places, and rust from the reinforcement leaks through. Composition does not depict the building completely, but leaves the true scale to the viewer. In addition, I decided to place the building at the bottom 1/3 of the page, to create more negative space. Software used is twinmotion for lighting references and simple grass simulations. The rest was done with postprocessing on an iPad Pro and Procreate.