Joshua Smith is an Australian artist who admires urban architecture so much that he became a miniature artist so that he could recreate buildings just as they are on the street: even if they look grime and rusty.


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He uses all kinds of materials to work on these tributes to the most abandoned of buildings: he captures mostly buildings that are about to be demolished, paying attention to every aspect of urban life that they reflect.


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The scale that he works on is 1:20, and he takes care of every little detail so that his models are as accurate as possible. His latest piece, a replica of a building in Kowloon, Hong Kong, took him three months to complete, working from eight to sixteen hours a day!

You can visit his website to learn more, here.

H/t MyModernMet