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Contemporaine Building Downtown Chicago

Introduction Let me introduce you to the Contemporaine Building located in River North Downtown Chicago. Construction for this building started in 2002 and was finalized...

Architectural Gem: Barcelona Pavilion in Barcelona Spain

The Barcelona or German Pavilion located in Barcelona Spain was designed and created for the 1929 International Exposition. Originally the building was constructed to be...

Hovering Observation Deck Above Grand Central Terminal

Architecture firm SOM has proposed adding a floating observation deck that slides up and down the sides of two new skyscrapers. SOM states that the...

Modern Lithuanian Architecture

This ultra-modern home was constructed in 2006. Located in a small town of Utriai in the north-west of Lithuania. Lithuania is culturally close to nature...

Aqua Building Chicago Architecture

What is the Aqua Building? Aqua is an 82 story building (primarily residential) that is located in downtown Chicago Illinois. The building is the tallest...

Modern or Contemporary Architecture, What’s the Difference?

The difference between modern and contemporary styles in terms of architecture is simpler than you might think. Chances are you are here because you...

Saudi Arabia Building the Tallest Building Kingdom Tower

// // Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah. Currently the tallest building is  Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The Kingdom...

AT&T Stadium (Home of the NFL Cowboys) Architecture, Texas

The AT&T Stadium is the most expensive sports complex in the world. Originally estimated to cost $650 million, the stadium's current construction cost was $1.15...

Futuristic Architecture of the Lloyds of London Building

Intro to the Vision of the Architect - Why Cover Up? The Lloyds Building located in London is also referred to the "inside out building"...

Solar-Powered Floating Hotel By Michele Puzzolante

Italian industrial designer Michele Puzzolante designed this conceptual floating luxury hotel. So far this is just a concept looking for an investor. The cost so far...

Louis Kahn Famous American Architect

Intro to Louis Kahn Louis Khan was very unique in his designs. He was known for his fusion of contradictory sources into his architecture. His...

World’s Narrowest House in Poland

An alley between an old apartment block and a tower block in Warsaw, Poland is home to the world's skinniest house. The four story home...

Sydney Opera House Architecture

The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was opened on October 20th 1973 an exists to be a great...

The Burj Khalifa and Its Amazing Views and Architecture

The Tallest Building in the World Will Shock You Information and History on The Burj Khalifa The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is the...