I was reading a bunch of random magazines over the weekend at Barnes & Noble and I came across this article that made me extremely excited. Tadao Ando is a Japanese architect whose work I really like because of the atmospheric qualities he creates in spaces through the use of material and light. Ubisoft was inspired by Ando's work while making the latest Assassin's Creed game and it clearly shows in the images featured in the article.
Some of Ando's work:
What excites me is the bridging between architecture and gaming. Two different fields coming together beautifully.