MONTSE ZAMORANO. 10 Fundamental Photographers. On site. Architecture.

Xidaynggang Twin Bridges Construction, CA GROUP. Photography © Montse Zamorano
04/07/2014
MONTSE ZAMORANO. 10 Fundamental Photographers. On site. Architecture.
Fundamentals METALOCUS.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Xidaynggang Twin Bridges Construction, CA GROUP. Photography © Montse Zamorano
We started this series with a woman photographer and casually end with this tenth article about another woman photographer, Montse Zamorano, of which I'm very glad. She is the youngest in the group and therefore the choice is also a great responsibility for the future. The first pictures I saw by Montse Zamorano reached me when preparing an article about the Shanghai bridges in China, by Pedro Pablo Arroyo, (a very good project by the way which was not enough broadcasted). We published it in on occasion of our tenth anniversary in METALOCUS issue 026.

I didn't have any more contact with her until last June when we casually met in Pamplona, ​​during the 3rd 'Arquitectura y Sociedad' Conference, 'Arquitectura Necesaria". About to attend Vicente Verdú and Álvaro Siza's lectures, I met Montse Zamorano at breakfast. She had been commissioned the conference's photo report so we didn't have much time to speak but it was a great start to the day, which ended with the Álvaro Siza's great speech.

Montse Zamorano studied architecture. She is a photographer and like most of her generation colleagues, she complements her photography work with architecture video production. "The motivations and intentions hidden in my first photographs are the same that guide me today: sharing and being able to make others part of my experiences and trips. During my years at university, this need and ability to explain what surrounds me was focused on architecture. After slowly learning thought observation, researching and studying great architecture photographers, I absorbed and assimilated the conventions of this established visual language, at the same time as I developed my own criteria and way of understanding photography."

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132 VPP Ensanche Vallecas, Madrid. Estudio Entresitio. Photography © Montse Zamorano.UPV Main Hall, Bilbao. Álvaro Siza. Photography © Montse Zamorano.House in Urb. El Bosque, Madrid. BUILDWORKS. Photography © Montse Zamorano.Maqueta Bodega Chateau Margaux. Foster+Partners. Fotografía © Montse Zamorano.Denmark Pavilion Expo Shanghai 2010, China. BIG. Photography © Montse Zamorano.Arab Tower Rehabilitation in Riba de Saelices, Guadalajara. Vírseda Vila Carnicero. Photography © Montse Zamorano.Administrative and Multipurpose Building, Salamanca. Sánchez-Gil Arquitectos. Photography © Montse Zamorano.Xidaynggang Twin Bridges Construction, CA GROUP. Photography © Montse Zamorano.Gran Vía 48 Building, Madrid. Rafael de La Hoz. Photography © Montse Zamorano.Spain Pavilion, Shanghai. EMBT. Photography © Montse Zamorano.

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Montse Zamorano Gañán (Madrid, 1985) is an architect specialized in architecture photography and communication, working internationally as a freelance architecture photographer and video maker for studios such as Foster and Partners, Álvaro Siza or Héctor Fernández Elorza. She publishes in architecture magazines like Metalocus, TASCHEN, Casabella, Architectural Record, Arquitectura Viva, ...read more