The clients wanted a brooding Gotham-like cityscape.
I took that another step and built temple-like structures – as if the Soviet architects under Stalin had decided they wanted temples, to whatever service (insert your imagination here). These temples, as huge as they are, are they themselves dwarfed by colossal office towers – temples of an oligarchy. Both architectural groups suggest a form of empire teetering on the point of uninhabited implosion. Some of these scene setups did not make the final cut of the video. Please scroll down to see more, plus more concept art like above.