News 20 Must-See Architectural Masterpieces from Around the Globe
20 Must-See Architectural Masterpieces from Around the Globe
In many parts of the world, there are excellent structures that blend architecture with art that you can't get enough of. Are you ready to take a look at these perfect works of architectural art that will drown you in their details while delighting your eyes with their style?
1. Dancing House, Czech Republic
This wonderful building in Prague, known as Dancing House, was designed by Croatian and Czech architects Vlado Milunic and Frank Gehry. Stoned in the deconstructivist style, this building is really worth a visit!
2. Krzywy Domek, Poland
The appearance of Krzywy Domek in Sopot, Poland, may at first make you think you have bad eyesight. This unusually designed building was built in 2004, also in the style of deconstructivism.
3. The Haines Shoe House, USA
Built in 1948 by American millionaire Colonel Mahlon Haines, this shoe-shaped house is one of the most interesting buildings. This house, which fits the story of Colonel Mahlon Haines, known as the 'York Shoe Wizard', is currently used as a museum.
4. Kubuswoningen, The Netherlands
These cube-shaped houses in Rotterdam were designed by Piet Blom. Built on a 45-degree slope, the exterior of these houses is really eye-catching!
5. Waldspirale, Germany
Designed by Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Waldspirale is actually a residential complex. Located in Darmstadt, Germany, this complex includes a parking lot, café and apartments.
6. Longaberger Headquarters, USA
This basket-shaped building is located in Ohio. Weighing 9,000 tons, this huge basket was built by Longaberger, America's largest basket manufacturer.
7. Stone House, Portugal
Built in 1974 and looking like something out of the Stone Age, in this building, everything from heating to electricity is done the old-fashioned way. This building, which attracts many tourists with its technology and appearance, is really worth seeing!
8. Cybertecture Egg, India
This office building in Mumbai is one of the most valuable examples of futuristic architecture. A combination of sustainability, design, innovation and technology, this building is also very smart. Because the people working in the offices inside can also monitor their health status with the cyber health system in the restrooms.
9. Kansas Public Library, USA
The Kansas Public Library, specially designed to increase reading habits, was built with donations from a campaign launched in the state. The books on the exterior were selected by voting.
10. Guggenheim Museum, Spain
The Guggenheim Museum in Bilboa is one of the most interesting examples of modern architecture. Spanning a large part of the Nervion River, this building was designed by Frank Gehry, winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. The exterior of the building is made of titanium cladding and stainless steel curved surfaces.
11. Hundertwasserhaus, Austria
This building, which changed and became what it is today with the ideas of the Viennese painter Friedrich Stowasser, is far from symmetry and the usual straight lines. It also captures a magnificent view with its 200 different trees.
12. Casa Batlló, Spain
Casa Batlló, one of the most famous works and masterpieces of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, invites you to a completely different world with its different architecture. In 1904 Gaudí restored the building to its current form. The interior of the house is similar to the exterior.
13. Dynamic Tower, Dubai
The world's first movable building in Dubai is one of the unique architectural structures offered to us by the age of technology. This building, all floors of which can rotate 360 degrees, was designed by Italian architect David Fisher with the motto 'machines are for life'.
14. Sydney Opera House, Australia
Designed by Danish architect Joern Utzon and added to the UNESCO World Heritage list, this expressionist-style architectural structure is inspired by Aztec and Mayan temples. Designed with a combination of history and natural influences, this work of art offers a unique art experience to its visitors.
15. Wonderworks, USA
Wonderworks Museums, located in 6 different locations in the United States, are waiting for visitors to discover the science-oriented exhibitions they host. Combining education and entertainment with interactive exhibitions, Wonderworks is a space where both children and adults can spend time with pleasure.
16. Meitan Tea Museum, China
Located in Guizhou province of China, known as the 'home of green tea', this museum is designed in the shape of a teapot. The architecture of the teacup next to the teapot clearly shows what visitors should expect from the museum. At 74 meters long, the museum is the largest teapot in the world, and is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the 'World's largest teapot'.
17. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel, USA
Located in the US state of Colorado, this church, which people admire, is among the most admired places of worship in world architecture. Built on August 28, 1959, the church was completed in 1963.
18. Nautilus House, Mexico City
Located near Mexico City, this shell-like house was designed and built by Mexican architect Javier Senosiain Arquitectura Organica.
Senosiain was inspired by the works of Lloyd Wright and Gaudi and built this building.
19. Car Home, Austria
This car-shaped house is located in Gigi, near Salzburg in Austria. Inspired by the Beetle model of the Volkswagen car brand, this house was designed by master architect Markus Voglreiter.
20. Piano House, Çhina
While 2 different concert halls in the lower part of the Piano House host artistic organizations, the music rooms on the upper floors serve as practice classrooms for students studying at local colleges in the region. The Piano House is proud to be an art and artist-friendly building that appeals to both the eye and the ear with all its details.
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