lucas k. doolan captures taichung metropolitan opera house
taipei-based architectural photographer lucas k. doolan has recently visited and photographed the newly opened taichung metropolitan opera house in taiwan designed by toyo ito. with this series, he intends to capture the experimental encounters and representing spaces in connection to the local people and its surrounding context.
as an architecture photographer, lucas has recently been involved in the new zealand 14th architecture biennale project, photographing projects represented at the new zealand pavilion such as the rotherham house by bruce rotherham; unitec marae by dr. lyonel grant; fortunal chapel by john scott; and heke street house by david mitchell and julie stout. he received an honorable mention in architecture:cityscape category of IPA, new york, and is the winner of the photography category in the 19th da dun fine arts award, taiwan. currently he’s working on his new photography project, extending on from his concrete landscape series taken on medium format black and white film. the project looks into the rediscovery of sites within our built environment through the depth observations of spaces, reconstructing spatial compositions.