Omer Kanipak is a London based architectural photographer, with over 20 years’ experience working with established and emergent architectural practices as well as contractors, property developers and manufacturers. After receiving his Master’s degree from MIT School of Architecture, he worked more than 20 years of in architectural publishing and marketing.
On his personal projects, Kanipak is interested in capturing the contrasting or rarely harmonious interactions of the built environment with nature and humans from a critical perspective. His carefully composed photographs reflect the struggle to obtain meaningful signals from the visual noise of the urban environment, with a focus on unexpected encounters, traces of use and the decaying nature of structures.
His photos are featured in various magazines and newspapers including The Guardian, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The Telegraph, BBC News, CNN International, ArchDaily, *Wallpaper, Architects’ Journal, Metalocus, Blueprint, Domus etc.
He is the winner in 2018 for the World Architectural Photography Awards‘ Buildings in Use Category.