Photographer Sam Laughlin has trekked across Spain, Italy and the UK in search of the ‘ruins of modernity’.
Fragmented grids of incomplete buildings stand silently in the night.
Frameworks – inspired by Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s studies of Greek ruins at Paestrum – documents unfinished structures, bi-products of economic decline.
This typology of construction elucidates the transitional nature of architecture – their skeletal appearance is reminiscent of Greco-Roman ruins.
Sam Laughlin is listening to:
the self-titled debut by 2:54, that and The Pixies.
Sam Laughlin is influenced by:
At the moment Gordon Matta-Clark and Bas Princen
All images courtesy of the artist