The facades of individuals portrayed through those of architecture.

Facades hide flaws, failings and – ultimately – reality. In the past decade, the structures surrounding us have been cosmetically overhauled; covering the deeper, economic faults.

Can parallels be found between these architectural fronts and the fronts put up by a community?

The visuals and its narration attempt to demonstrate that it doesn’t matter; aesthetics trumps all.

“What we seek, at the deepest level, is inwardly to resemble, rather than physically to possess, the objects and places that touch us through their beauty. “– Alain de Botton

By Ryan Wai Kin LAM
Music with Teresa CP TAN
Narration written and voiced by Hana SCHONEGGER
Typography and motion graphics by Manuel A FERNANDEZ

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It’s getting late, and the sun hits the buildings with its final light rays.

Rendered with V-Ray from Chaos Group
Trees and people scattered with Forestpack from Itoo Software
Context Buildings with Archmodels from Evermotion