From Architecture To Science Fiction – 93 Buildings

From Architecture To Science Fiction - 93 Buildings

New trends emerge in architecture. Old styles are left behind and architects now go for the ultra-modern look, the futuristic style of buildings. They shouldn’t be blamed for this, don’t get me wrong, I actually admire this attitude. It’s bold and it must be appreciates because they’re looking ahead in the future and setting some landmarks for the young architects that will come. For us, the humble mortals, they’re offering a great spectacle of shapes and colors, leaving us the opportunity to simply gaze at their brilliant work.

You know how in the 90′s, many great architects were gathered in Netherlands to rejuvenate the city with modern buildings? Well, it’s time for Dubai and Beijing to collect all the architects with vision. They have an intelligent strategy of investing in modern buildings in order to attract tourists and also prepare themselves for the future. Fortunate for them, they have a lot of space to build new architectural wonders, unlike European cities were there isn’t place to build even a small boutique.

You may have seen some of these buildings, they’re already classics among the fans of conceptual architecture, but I bet that there are some of them that you will see for the first time. There are few of them which still are in the project faze, some of them are in the building process and most of them, of course, are already built.

Sonnenhof

Sonnenhof

ACME UN Memorial

ACME UN Memorial architecture

Agora Theatre – Lelystad, Netherlands

Agora Theatre - Lelystad, Netherlands architecture

Air Force Academy Chapel – Colorado, USA

Air Force Academy Chapel - Colorado, USA architecture

Apeiron Hotel – Dubai, UAE

Apeiron Hotel - Dubai, UAE architecture

Art School – Singapore

Art School - Singapore architecture

Atomium – Brussels, Belgium

Atomium - Brussels, Belgium architecture

Azadi Tower – Tehran, Iran

Azadi Tower - Tehran, Iran architecture

Baj Pomorski Theatre – Torun, Poland

Baj Pomorski Theatre - Torun, Poland architecture

Bank Office – Hannover, Germany

Bank Office - Hannover, Germany architecture

Bicentennial Conservatory – Adelaide, Australia

Bicentennial Conservatory - Adelaide, Australia architecture

BMW – Munich, Germany

BMW - Munich, Germany architecture

Burj Al Arab – Dubai, UAE

Burj Al Arab - Dubai, UAE architecture

Bus Station – Casar, Spain

Bus Station - Casar, Spain architecture

CCTV Headquarters – Beijing, China

CCTV Headquarters - Beijing, China architecture

Centre Pompidou-Metz Museum – Metz, France

Centre Pompidou-Metz Museum - Metz, France architecture

City Tower – Cheongna,

Cheongna, Incheon, South Korea architecture

Commercial Complex – New Orleans, USA

Commercial Complex - New Orleans, USA architecture

Conrad Hotel – Beijing, China

Conrad Hotel - Beijing, China architecture

Cooper Union – New York, USA

Cooper Union - New York, USA architecture

Coop Himmelb(l)au High School – Los Angeles, USA

Coop Himmelb(l)au High School - Los Angeles, USA architecture

Crooked House – Sopot, Poland

Crooked House - Sopot, Poland architecture

Cybertecture Egg – Mumbai, India

Cybertecture Egg - Mumbai, India architecture

Dancing Building – Prague, Czech Republic

Dancing Building - Prague, Czech Republic architecture

Danish Pavilion – Shanghai, China

Danish Pavilion - Shanghai, China architecture

Design Museum – Holon, Israel

Design Museum - Holon, Israel architecture

Promenade Hotel – Dubai, UAE

Promenade Hotel - Dubai, UAE architecture

Technosphere – Dubai, UAE

Technosphere - Dubai, UAE architecture

Dubai Towers – Dubai, UAE

Dubai Towers - Dubai, UAE architecture

Dynamic Tower – Dubai, UAE

Dynamic Tower - Dubai, UAE architecture

Eden Project – Cornwall, UK

Eden Project - Dubai, UAE architecture

Esplanade Theatres – Singapore

Esplanade Theatres - Singapore architecture

Experience Music Project – Seattle, USA

Experience Music Project - Seattle, USA architecture

Frame Hotel – Dubai, UAE

Frame Hotel - Dubai, UAE architecture

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum – Minneapolis, USA

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum - Minneapolis, USA architecture

Futuristic Building – China

Futuristic Building - China architecture

Futuroscope – Poitiers, France

Futuroscope - Poitiers, France architecture

Galaxy Soho – Beijing, China

Galaxy Soho - Beijing, China architecture

Great Arch of Defense – Paris, France

Great Arch of Defense - Paris, France architecture

Guggenheim Museum – Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Museum - Bilbao, Spain architecture

Hotel Marques De Riscal – Elciego, Spain

Hotel Marques De Riscal - Elciego, Spain architecture

Hotel Unique – Sao Paolo, Brasil

Hotel Unique - Sao Paolo, Brasil architecture

House – Bairgowrie, Australia

House - Bairgowrie, Australia architecture

IAC Building – New York, USA

IAC Building - New York, USA architecture

Jack Colker Union 96 Station – Beverly Hills, USA

Jack Colker Union 96 Station - Beverly Hills, USA architecture

John Curtin School of Medical Research – Canberra City, Australia

John Curtin School of Medical Research - Canberra City, Australia architecture

Kansas City Public Library – Missouri, USA

Kansas City Public Library - Missouri, USA architecture

Kunsthaus – Graz, Austria

Kunsthaus - Graz, Austria architecture

Lilypad

Lilypad architecture

MARTa Herford – Herford, Germany

MARTa Herford - Herford, Germany architecture

Olympic Stadium – Montreal, Canada

Olympic Stadium - Montreal, Canada architecture

Monument des Maryrs – Algiers, Algeria

Monument des Maryrs - Algiers, Algeria architecture

Museum of Contemporary Art – Nice, France

Museum of Contemporary Art - Nice, France architecture

Museum of Middle Eastern Modern Art – Dubai, UAE

Museum of Middle Eastern Modern Art - Dubai, UAE architecture

National Library – Minsk, Belarus

National Library - Minsk, Belarus architecture

National Stadium Proposal – Beijing, China

National Stadium Proposal  architecture

Longaberger Headquarters – Newark, USA

Longaberger Headquarters - Newark, USA architecture

New Poly Plaza – Beijing, China

New Poly Plaza - Beijing, China  architecture

Nova University – Lisbon, Portugal

Nova University - Lisbon, Portugal architecture

Office/Hotel Building – Beijing, China

Office/Hotel Building - Beijing, China architecture

Pabellon de Aragon – Zaragoza, Spain

Pabellon de Aragon - Zaragoza, Spain architecture

Palm Jebel Ali – Dubai, UAE

Palm Jebel Ali - Dubai, UAE architecture

Park Gate – Dubai, UAE

Park Gate - Dubai, UAE architecture

Parkview – Beijing, China

Parkview - Beijing, China architecture

Peak Tower – Hong Kong

Peak Tower - Hong Kong architecture

National Performing Arts Center – Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

National Performing Arts Center - Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago architecture

Philharmonie – Luxembourg

Philharmonie - Luxembourg architecture

Porsche Museum – Stuttgart, Germany

Porsche Museum - Stuttgart, Germany architecture

Prestige Mall – Istanbul, Turkey

Prestige Mall - Istanbul, Turkey architecture

Putrajaya Waterfront – Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya Waterfront - Putrajaya, Malaysia architecture

Raffles – Dubai, UAE

Raffles - Dubai, UAE architecture

Museum of Contemporary Arts – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Museum of Contemporary Arts - Rio de Janeiro, brasil architecture

Romanian Pavilion – Shanghai, China

Romania Pavilion - Shanghai, China architecture

Royal Ontario Museum – Ontario, Canada

Royal Ontario Museum - Ontario, Canada architecture

Russian Pavilion – Shanghai, China

Russian Pavilion - Shanghai, China architecture

Saudi Arabian Pavilion – Shanghai, China

Saudi Arabian Pavilion - Shanghai, China architecture

Central Library – Seattle, USA

Central Library - Seattle, USA architecture

Signature Towers – Dubai, UAE

Signature Towers - Dubai, UAE architecture

Solar Furnace – Odeillo, France

Solar Furnace - Odeillo, France architecture

Solar Powered Volcano Tower

Solar Powered Volcano Tower architecture

Spaceport – Singapore

Spaceport - Singapore architecture

Swiss Pavilion – Shanghai, China

Swiss Pavilion - Shanghai, China architecture

Opera House – Sydney, Australia

Opera House - Sydney, Australia architecture

Television Cultural Center – Beijing, China

Television Cultural Center - Beijing, China architecture

Tempe Municipal Building – Arizona, USA

Tempe Municipal Building - Arizona, USA architecture

The Opus – Dubai, UAE

The Opus - Dubai, UAE architecture

The Oval Tower – Dubai, UAE

The Oval Tower - Dubai, UAE architecture

Turning Torso – Malmo, Sweden

Turning Torso - Malmo, Sweden architecture

UCSD Geisel Library – San Diego, USA

UCSD Geisel Library - San Diego, USA architecture

UK Pavilion – Shanghai, China

UK Pavilion - Shanghai, China architecture

Valluvar Kottam – Chennai, India

Valluvar Kottam - Chennai, India architecture

Walt Disney Concert Hall – Los Angeles, USA

Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles, USA architecture

Oceanic Pavilion – Yeosu, South Korea

Oceanic Pavilion - Yeosu, South Korea architecture

Ziggurat – Dubai, UAE

Ziggurat - Dubai, UAE architecture

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