Omer Kanipak is an architectural photographer based in London with over 20 years of experience working with established and emerging architectural practices, as well as contractors, property developers and manufacturers. After receiving his Master’s degree from MIT School of Architecture, he worked in architectural publishing and marketing for over two decades.
In his personal projects, Kanipak is interested in capturing the contrasting interactions of the built environment with nature and people. 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 and Domus.
Omer Kanipak is the winner of the 2018 World Architectural Photography Awards‘ Buildings in Use category.