Across history, people have attempted to capture the essence of the built environment through images. The advent of photography greatly expanded the depiction of architecture and, as this field has evolved, so too has the powerful symbiotic relationship it shares with the discipline of design. In this special section, we examine how architects and photographers approach each other’s craft and work together, shining light on the ways that these two art forms have shaped one another over time.

A Look Back at the Work of Several Celebrated Photographers

Portfolio of Architectural Photographs

How to Take the Perfect Architectural Photo