30 People Share Their Tattoo Designs That Were Inspired By The Beauty Of Architecture

Tattoos are becoming more socially acceptable these days. So, it’s not entirely surprising to see the rising popularity of architecture tattoos. In fact, it has become a way to immortalize a memory of a place that people hold dear to their hearts. Be it their neighborhood, a remarkable tourist spot, or even a dream destination.

Indeed, getting a tattoo is a great form of self-expression. But other than that, it’s also great a way to keep some memories alive and carry them with you. In this article, we’ve compiled several photos of stunning architecture-themed tattoos that will surely inspire you to get inked. Let us know your favorite in the comments section below!

Architecture with Trees Reflections Tattoo
Balazs Bercsenyi

 

Man with Gothic Architecture Tattoo on Body
ttowerempire

 

Barn House Tattoo on Arm
black_leaf_ink

 

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House Tattoo on Arm
Ezequiel I. Conde

 

Gothic Architecture Tattoo on Right Leg
ttowerempire

 

1930 Architecture Tattoo on Arm
alessio.liu

 

Modern Abstract Architecture Tattoo on Leg
joeycassina

 

Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum Tattoo on Arm
the_art_of_dekay

 

While it’s common to see tattoos on arms and legs, some choose to get inked on unexpected places on the body

Medieval Architecture Tattoo on Feet
ttowerempire

 

Gothic Architecture Tattoo on Left Ring Finger
jeshdxb

 

Gothic Architecture Tattoo on Chestjpg
ttowerempire

 

Side Body Architecture with Skull Tattoo
architecturis

 

Side Body Cathedral Tattoo
codex.tattoo

From minimalist architectural lines to intricate cityscapes, the human body proves to be a wonderful canvas for talented tattoo artists. Anyone will surely be able to appreciate the beauty of an architecturally inspired body art—architects and non-architects alike.

Architecture Outline Tattoo on Left Upper Wrist
Angela Ngo

 

Buffalo's Street Plan Tattoo on Right Arm
The Urbanist

 

New York Architecture Outline Tattoo on Back
jonboytattoo

 

Maze Tattoo on Arm
carmen_xu86

 

Temple Architecture Tattoo on Back
black_.sea

And just like any form of art, artists have different ways of perceiving and interpreting their subjects. It’s truly amazing to see how they are able to portray these structures and give them a whole new vibe.

Various Tattoos of Architectural Wonders
josbetancur

 

Kowloon Walled City Tattoo on Arm
gianluca_ferraro_tattoo

 

Titan Carrying the Cathedral of Learning Tattoo
vitalitreetattoo

 

Golden Gate Bridge Tattoo on Arm
nikos_dadc

 

Santorini Greece Architecture Tattoo on Chest
jeffchewtattoo

 

Village Architecture Tattoo on Arm
skeleton_jelly

For instance, different tattoo artists have varying ways and styles of depicting the Empire State Building or the Eiffel Tower. Some go for hyper-realistic versions, while others opt for abstract and minimalist ones.

Empire State Building Minimalist Tattoo
anthonygtattoos

 

Empire State Building Tattoo
Balazs Bercsenyi

 

Realistic Empire State Building Tattoo on Arm
lamoglietatuata

 

Abstract Empire State Building Tattoo
risingdragontattoos

 

Eiffel Tower with Clouds Tattoo on Back
inksane_tattoo

 

Eiffel Tower Geometric Tattoo on Arm
geometrix108

 

Eiffel Tower Outline Tattoo on Arm
tattoo_zamix

Meanwhile, intricate medieval architectural styles prove to be among the popular choices as well. Aside from famous landmarks, we’ve also seen individual architectural elements like stairs, doors, and windows.

Gothic Cathedral Tattoo on Arm
the_red_beauty

 

Cathedral Tattoo on Arm
inkape70

 

Gothic Cathedral Tattoo on Back
brendabarcelos.arq

 

Lotus with Architectural Background Tattoo on Wrist
skunxtattoo

 

Medieval Architecture Window Tattoo on Arm
akingtattoo

 

Stairs Tattoo
ttoo.ttoo

 

Architecture Tattoo on Back
sacredyantratattoo

 

Baroque Architecture Tattoo
dibacaldar

 

Realistic Stairway Tattoo
shalladoretattoo