/ 2021 / Architecture / Interior

Libraries - Inspiration in Past and Present

Libraries are amongst the world’s most important buildings as they preserve mankind’s cumulative knowledge and heritage for future generations. They are gateways to respective culture, shape new perspectives central to an innovative society and provide a connection to the world at large. Many libraries are architectural masterpieces of breathtaking beauty. But no matter how opulent or simple the design, these magnificent rooms are invaluable repositories of historically and culturally significant collections, many of which are not available anywhere else in the world.

Mario Basner creates experiential photographic art, providing the viewer with an immersive and emotional experience. Mario's internationally celebrated World Heritage Collection has earned 50 awards of excellence and takes the audience on an evocative journey that profoundly touches the very essence of human characteristics and inner values. While celebrating culture, diversity and humanity, the collection is dedicated to offer inspiration, encouragement and intellectual merit. Mario Basner actively supports the community and continuously engages in philanthropy and educational initiatives.

Awards One Eyeland / Photographer Of The Year, Architecture Silver Award
Int’l Photography Awards / Lucie Foundation / 1st Place, Architecture
Prix De La Photographie (PX3) / Bronze Award, Architecture
Prix De La Photographie (PX3) / People’s Choice Awards, 3rd Place, Architecture
ND Awards / Bronze Star Award, Architecture
Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017, shortlisted
Moscow International Foto Awards
Fine Art Photography Awards
Chromatic Photo Awards
International Color Awards
Siena International Photo Awards, Finalist
"Best Art Gallery" Las Vegas Review Journal Readers Poll 2017,2018, 2019, 2020