The sleek and polished lines of the urban landscape are a testament to human achievement. In its finest examples, urban design ranks among humanity’s highest achievements–an organic integration of engineering, function, and aesthetics. For those to whom photography is ultimately about artful imagery, the urban landscape provides an endless source of photographic material. The new falls into old. There is beauty even in decay.
West Coast urban centers, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Portland, are all uniquely different cities, each possessing its signature architecture, climate, and cultural flavor. All are featured here.