Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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...

Manchester Civil Justice Center

In 2002, Her Majesty’s Courts Service held an international competition to choose an architect to design a new purpose built premises for the Department...

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...

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...

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...

Jenga Building Planned to be Constructed 56 Leonard Street

The reason I called this a jenga building was because of all the cantilever bulges coming out of the building. The sides of the...

High Museum of Art by Richard Meier, Atlanta

Architect: Richard Meier Date / Location: 1983 Atlanta Georgia Form: The building is situated with a focal point directing towards the corner of two streets. Being 2...

30 St Mary Axe Modern Architecture London

What is the "30 St Mary Axe" Building? 30 St Mary Axe is a modern, sustainable building located in London's financial district. The building is...

Bodegas Ysios La Rioja Laguardia Álava Spain

This is not an ordinary winery, as you can see. Architect, Santiago Calatrava, included raw, natural materials into the design. Wood exterior brings a warm...

The National Historic Landmark Falling Water By Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright and His Legacy If you know anything about architecture you must know about the famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. He was...

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...

1933 Chicago World’s Fair Homes Restored- Beverly Shores Indiana

// //           The House of Tomorrow, the Florida Tropical House, the Wiebolt-Rostone House, the Armco-Ferro Enamel House and the Cypress Log House are the...

Sustainable California Beach House for Retired Couple

  The imposing Coastlands House was especially developed by Carver + Schicketanz for a retired couple in Big Sur, California, USA. The majestic oaks located...

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...