Modern architecture is actually started at the end of the 19th century. The revolutions in technology, engineering and building materials as well as people’s desire to break away from historical architectural building styles and to build something new and functional.
Now, let’s look at some of the stunning & modern architecture work around the world.
1. Hotel Marques de Riscal, Rioja, Spain
The Marqués de Riscal Hotel, also known as the Marqués de Riscal Vineyard Hotel,is a luxury hotel located in Elciego, Spain. The hotel was designed by Frank Gehry
2. One Central Park Hanging Garden, Sydney, Australia
One Central Park is an award-winning mixed-use building located in Sydney, Australia. The building itself comprises two residential apartment towers, an east and west tower, in addition to a six level retail shopping centre at the base of the towers. One Central Park’s vertical gardens were inspired by the collaboration of French botanist Patrick Blanc and the architects Ateliers Jean Nouvel. A living tapestry of plants, flowers and vines which stretch over 50 metres high, it has become the world’s tallest vertical garden
3. Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Paraná, Brazil
The Oscar Niemeyer Museum is located in the city of Curitiba, in the state of Paraná, in Brazil. The distinctive annex to the Oscar Niemeyer Museum is reminiscent of a human eye and fundamentally gave the museum a new identity. The annex was completed and opened to the public in 2003, and the Novo Museu was renamed to the Oscar Niemeyer Museum in the same year.
4. Jockey Club Innovation Tower, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Jockey Club Innovation Tower is a building of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University located on Kowloon, Hong Kong. It was designed by Pritzker-prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid. The Jockey Club Innovation Tower is home to PolyU’s School of Design and is the new driving force in the development of Hong Kong as a design hub in Asia.
5. South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), Adelaide, Australia.
The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is an independent health and medical research institute in Adelaide, South Australia. The institute is housed in an iconic, purpose-built eponymous building in South Australia’s health and biomedical precinct on North Terrace, Adelaide. Every now and again a single building is the stimulus for a city’s evolution. The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute’s (SAHMRI) is one such building and its reputation as Adelaide’s international icon has been cemented at the 2014 SA Architecture Awards.
6. The Hive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
The Hive, also known as the Learning Hub, is a building located in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Designed by British designer Thomas Heatherwick.The Hive was a finalist for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Commercial Mixed-Use Award in the Future Projects subcategory.
7. The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Texas, United States
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science (shortened to Perot Museum) is a natural history and science museum located in Dallas, Texas. Designed by 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Thom Mayne and his firm Morphosis Architects. By integrating architecture, nature and technology, the building’s design demonstrates scientific principles and is used as a teaching tool that provides living examples of engineering, sustainability and technology at work.
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- One Central Park , Wikipedia
- Marqués de Riscal Hotel, Wikipedia
- Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Wikipedia
- Jockey Club Innovation Tower, Wikipedia
- The Architecture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Wikipedia
- Iconic and Innovative – SAHMRI stitches up the competition at SA Architecture Awards, Australian Institute of Architects
- The Hive, Singapore , Wikipedia
- Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Wikipedia