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Gold 2019 Architecture / Industrial


  • Photographer
    Manuel Alvarez Diestro
  • Agency / Studio
    Manuel Alvarez Diestro
  • Prize
    Gold in Architecture / Industrial

In today’s world, 93% of international commerce moves by sea. Nowadays containers have become a core element of globalization, enabling commercial interchanges from far fetched locations. Overwhelmed by the presence of containers and the space optimization, the photographer captures the marine terminals interacting with the surrounding landscapes. In this world of standardisation governed by the hidden port operator, the artist also reflects around our the content of those sea freight containers: what do they keep?