Durability, utility, beauty. These are the three qualities that Vitruvius, the great Roman architect, said all well-built structures must exhibit. Even today, this trifecta remains essential in all architectural design - one must rethink space, shape the landscape, and dare to break new ground.
Our artists, painters, photographers and sculptors, have a certain aptitude for these complex environments and delight in playing with perspectives.
Browse through this selection of works whose subjects display the three key characteristics Vitruvius defined many centuries ago.