A Paper Archipelago By Charles Young

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Scottish artist Charles Young explores architecture and urban development with paper and glue in his daily project, Paperholm. Consisting of models made from 200gsm watercolor paper and PVA glue, his island city grows over time as Young designs, makes, photographs and uploads a new construction every day, constructing a sprawling archipelago of paper buildings. Speaking about the intention behind the project, Young describes his method as allowing for “for rapid construction and exploration of diverse areas of architecture, pushing the possibilities of this single material.”

 

All images © Charles Young

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