As a photographer, Riccardo Bianchini is known primarily for his images of contemporary architecture.

His pictures have been featured in leading publications, including The Guardian, The New York Times, Wired, Slate, Vogue, El Pais, Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, Casabella, Interni, Abitare, and Domus, and have appeared in exhibitions at Tate Modern, Serpentine Galleries, and the Royal Institute of British Architects in Lonon, the Maxxi museum in Rome, and the Mucem Museum in Marseille.

In his architectural photos, Riccardo depicts places and buildings as if they were living creatures, capturing their soul by investigating their less obvious aspects, or by revealing the fascinating interplay between architecture and people. Besides his work as an architectural photographer, Riccardo Bianchini also conducts a personal research on plant photography; in this particular field, where he is represented by the Science Photo Library agency in London, Riccardo also creates botanical limited-edition prints with the attitude of an entomologist.

Born in 1966 in Cremona, Italy, Riccardo got a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Genoa in 1992; he is also co-founder of the architectural practice Bianchini & Lusiardi Associati and of the digital magazine of architecture and design Inexhibit.com.

Riccardo Bianchini photographer portrait