The stunning photographs of Pygmalion Karatzas for Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s McMurtry Building.
The new home for the Department of Art and Art History, McMurtry Building, is an interdisciplinary hub for the arts at Stanford. The building fosters interaction and collaboration among students and faculty, and supports the integration of the arts into university life. The 96,000SF McMurtry Building unites the programs of art practice, design, art history, film and media studies, and documentary film and video in a single location. The building also include art studios, screening spaces, film editing rooms, exhibition space, the Experimental Media Art Lab and Sound Studio, and the Art and Architecture Library.
About Pygmalion Karatzas
Pygmalion Karatzas was born in Greece in 1973. He studied architecture in Budapest, urban design in Edinburgh, and Ecovillage Design Education in Findhorn. He worked as a freelance architect since 1999, designing more than 20 projects in the Achaia region. A self-taught photographer, since 2012 being involved systematically with artistic and commercial architectural photography, focusing on architectural portfolios, business rebranding, construction yearbooks, editorial.