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Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« on: October 27, 2009, 05:22:42 PM »
Dubai Anara Tower







Designed by Atkins, the 600 meter (~1969 feet) tower won’t be as tall as the world’s tallest tower, Burj Dubai, which is ~707 meter (~2,320 feet), but it’s not too far behind.

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2009, 05:23:59 PM »
Fremont, Seattle, Washington, USA




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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2009, 05:25:58 PM »
Kansas City Public Library (Missouri, United States)



This project, located in the heart of Kansas City, represents one of the pioneer projects behind the revitalization of downtown.

The people of Kansas City were asked to help pick highly influential books that represent Kansas City. Those titles were included as ‘bookbindings’ in the innovative design of the parking garage exterior, to inspire people to utilize the downtown Central Library.

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2009, 05:30:18 PM »
Forest Spiral – Hundertwasser Building (Darmstadt, Germany)



The Hundertwasser house “Waldspirale” (”Forest Spiral”) was built in Darmstadt between 1998 and 2000. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the famous Austrian architect and painter, is widely renowned for his revolutionary, colourful architectural designs which incorporate irregular, organic forms, e.g. onion-shaped domes.

The structure with 105 apartments wraps around a landscaped courtyard with a running stream. Up in the turret at the southeast corner, there is a restaurant, including a cocktail bar.

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2009, 05:33:23 PM »
Paris University





The plants have really made the building their home. It does wonders for the building too! Both reall y compliment each other.

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2009, 05:36:40 PM »
The Ufo House ( Sanjhih , Taiwan )




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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2009, 05:38:04 PM »
Grand Lisboa (Macao)



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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2009, 05:41:03 PM »
Bishop Castle “being built by one man with the help of God since 1969



Jim Bishop is building a stone and iron fortress and his goal is to complete it before he dies. Unfortunately he still has a lot to do as his plans include a moat, roller coaster on the outer wall and a second castle for his wife Phoebe.

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2009, 05:42:41 PM »
Turning and Rotating Torso Buildings





This is a Funny Shape Building is de beers building in Ginza Tokyo.

Turning Torso: Dynamic Architecture (under construction)

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2009, 05:44:59 PM »
Nord LB building (Hannover, Germany)





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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2009, 05:46:08 PM »
Fuji television building (Tokyo, Japan)


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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2009, 05:46:50 PM »
Ripley’s Building (Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada)


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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2009, 05:48:28 PM »
Solar Furnaces





Calakmul building a.k.a La Lavadora a.k.a The Washing Mashine (Mexico, Mexico) is a Solar Furnace


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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2009, 05:49:27 PM »
Inverted Buildings

Erwin Wurm: House Attack (Viena, Austria)



Wonderworks (Pigeon Forge, TN, United States)

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Re: Top 20 Most Amazing Architecture
« Reply #14 on: October 27, 2009, 05:50:34 PM »
Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao, Spain)


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