City Patterns organizes densely populated areas like an excel sheet organizes information. In our first installment, we examine stacked landscapes across the globe. Windows, facades, size, and paint shades all tell the narratives of their respective regions, creating a geographic Kuleshov Effect.

    

 

Macau

China

City patterns: stacked living. Image 1.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 2.

 

 

Boston

United States

City patterns: stacked living. Image 3.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 4.

 

 

Amman

Jordan

City patterns: stacked living. Image 5.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 6.

 

 

Hengdian

China

City patterns: stacked living. Image 7.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 8.

 

 

San Paolo

Brazil

City patterns: stacked living. Image 9.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 10.

 

 

Helsinki

Finland

City patterns: stacked living. Image 11.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 12.

 

 

Malaga

Spain

City patterns: stacked living. Image 13.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 14.

 

 

London

United Kingdom

City patterns: stacked living. Image 15.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 16.

 

 

Hong Kong

China

City patterns: stacked living. Image 17.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 18.

 

 

Shibam

Yemen

City patterns: stacked living. Image 19.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 20.

 

 

Moscow

Russia

City patterns: stacked living. Image 21.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 22.

 

 

Salvador

Brazil

City patterns: stacked living. Image 23.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 24.

 

 

Sertar

China

City patterns: stacked living. Image 25.

City patterns: stacked living. Image 26.

 

Photos: Shutterstock (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11), flickr (5), nessa_flame / Shutterstock.com (12), suronin / Shutterstock.com (13)