Miniature architecture!

by sikbitz

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Matthew Simmonds has been carving miniature architectural forms from blocks of stone to represent the different types of architecture mostly found in medieval buildings.

Pulling from his clearly extensive knowledge and understand he’s created amazing pieces of art that would scale up and fit in perfectly with many sites around the world.

Inspired by a life-long fascination of stone buildings, and drawing on skills learnt as an architectural stone carver, Simmonds’ work takes stone architecture, and particularly sacred architecture, as a central theme. Drawing on the formal language and philosophy of architecture the work explores themes of positive and negative form, the significance of light and darkness and the relationship between nature and human endeavor.

Click here to be taken to his website where you can find tons more of his amazing work!

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