Modern architecture is sometimes amazing. Some would call these buildings are beautiful, some ugly, but they can not deny creativity.
The building-giraffe in Paris, France
French studio Hondelatte Laporte Architectes introduced kindergarten project in Paris. Particular attention is drawn to a huge sculpture of a yellow giraffe, which serves as a supporting column, since literally permeates the building. “The idea is to revitalize the urban landscape with the help of a child’s imagination,” explains Hondelatte Laporte Architectes. This amazing project called Nativity of the Giraffe.
January 1, 2018 the city government opened a new architectural object – Dubai Frame – a giant picture frame, consisting of two 150-meter towers connected by a bridge on top of a glass with a panoramic view of 360 °.
Dubai Frame frame is positioned so that it is now visually divides the city into two halves: on one side of the frame is a building of the old part of Dubai, while on the other – modern skyscrapers.
Dubai frame decorated with gold patterns, which are inspired EXPO-2020 logo of the upcoming World Expo, which will take place in Dubai from May 1 to October 31, 2020.
Atomium, Brussels, Belgium
Atomium – one of the main attractions and a symbol
Brussels. Building, originally covered with aluminum layer, and then completed in February 2006, the overhaul – steel liner consists of nine spheres ( “atoms”), which are incorporated into the design, depicting a fragment of a cubic crystal lattice of iron magnified 165 billion times. Atomium height is 102 m, weight – about 2,400 tons, and the diameter of each of the nine areas -. 18 m Six of them are available to the public.
Spheres are interconnected tube length of 23 m, containing escalators and connecting corridors. Total exists between the balls 20 connecting pipes. In the middle of them is lift, capable of 25 seconds to lift the visitors to the restaurant and review platform, located in the upper bowl of the Atomium.
Ilinden, Krusevo, Macedonia
Ilinden, also known as Macedonium – memorial in Krusevo, Republic of Macedonia. Overall the memorial area – about 16 hectares. The monument has the shape of a circular dome with oval windows. The upper windows are made of colored glass.
Construction of the memorial began in 1972. The entire memorial complex Ilinden officially opened on August 2, 1974. Memorial dedicated to the soldiers and the revolutionaries who took part in the uprising in Ilinden in 1903, as well as the memory of the soldiers, guerrillas of the National Liberation of Macedonia 1941-1944.
Sharp Design Center, Toronto, Canada
Sharp Center of Design was designed by renowned British architect Will Alsop. In 2004, he realized his wildest fantasies in the heart of Toronto, where cultural diversity is intertwined everywhere. It is similar to the white rectangular box (9 m in height, 31 m in width and 84m in length) with a black and white “pixilated façade”.
This huge square stands the 12-and colored pillars at a height of 26 meters above the ground. frame of the building consists of a huge steel structure. By nightfall, specially designed exterior lighting gives the impression of a floating black and white box with randomly scattered colored patches.
The building of the National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad, India
Built in February 2012, recalls the fish shape. The left fin of the building serves as a canopy over the main entrance.
At night, the building is highlighted by a blue-violet spotlight and gives the impression that it is floating over Hyderabad.
Exhibition Center in Wuxi
Exhibition Center Wuxi Wanda Cultural Tourism City Exhibition Center in the city of Wuxi in Jiangsu province. Architectural design in the shape of a teapot is chosen in honor of the famous pottery, which is famous for this region.
Company-developer of The Wanda Group announced that the construction of the cultural and exhibition center has been spent 40 billion. Yuan (6.4 billion. Dollars). The result was a design 3.4 million square meters. meters. Its height is 38.8 meters and a diameter of 50 meters. Outside, the building is sheathed in aluminum sheets, which provide the necessary framework curvature. In addition to their important role played by stained glass windows of different sizes.
House of Cuba in Rotterdam
In Rotterdam, the house standing on the street Overblaak, near the Metro station. In Rotterdam there are 38 such homes, and 2 more super-cube, with all the houses are coupled into a single structure. From the height of the complex is an intricate look, reminiscent of an impossible triangle.
The walls and windows to the floor tilted at an angle of 54.7 degrees. The total area is about 100 square meters, but about a quarter of the space is unusable because of the sloping walls.
Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Dancing House – an office building in Prague in deconstructionism style, it consists of two cylindrical towers: normal and destructive. Dancing House is an architectural metaphor of a dancing couple. One of the two cylindrical parts, one that extends upward, symbolizes the male figure (Fred), and the second part of the building is visually reminiscent of a female figure with a thin waist and skirt billowing in a dance (Ginger).
The house is located in Prague 2, at the corner of Resslovoy streets and the waterfront. Authors of the project – a Croatian architect Vlado Milunic and Canadian architect Frank Gehry. Construction was carried out from 1994 to 1996. Construction of the house was in charge personally Vaclav Havel.
Selfridges building, Birmingham, UK
This building, built in a modern style of the bio-tech, was designed by Future Systems architectural bureau.
The unusual shape of the smooth construction seems frameless and flexible, like a sea wave.
Alloy wheels, which is dotted with almost all of the building during the day playing in the sun, shimmering like fish scales.