Futuristic architecture

Futuristic buildings of our times: Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

This is probably the most futuristic hotel in the world, and established in 2010. Building has become a symbol of Singapore. The owner of the building is a US company Las Vegas Sands Corp. The building consists of three towers connected together, each of which has 55 floors and is made of glass. The towers […]

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Futuristic buildings of our time: the Apple Campus 2

Construction of the building started in 2014. This is a building, which completely will be supplied from renewable energy sources. The entire building was originally built as a circle running around the green areas. It has to remind a spaceship that has just landed. It is the green, has to constitute 80% of the resulting […]

Futuristic architecture

Futuristic buildings of our times: CCTV Television in Beijing

Futuristic pants This is commonly called “pants” building was designed in 2008. by two architects: Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren. There is the headquarters of Chinese television in this building. Leaning Tower in Beijing The building has a form of two curved towers connected together by a linker that is suspended over the streets. The […]

Futuristic architecture

Futuristic buildings of our time: the Guggenheim Museum in Biblao

Building Muzemum Spanish Guggenheim Bilbao was designed in 1997., and its author is Frank O. Gehry. The museum building is a futuristic structure drawing handfuls of deconstruction. The building has an area of 24,000 square meters, was designed using a computer program used in the aerospace industry. It is made of titanium and glass. This […]

Futuristic architecture

Futurism dates back to the early twentieth century

Futurism as a trend in architecture and art appeared in the early twentieth century, preached a break with previous traditions, architecture from now should to refer to the future, and the future was understood as a return to the minimalist forms counts on the foreground functionality. To the most eminent architects of futurism is among […]

Modern architecture

The currents in modern architecture: minimalism

Less is more, that minimalism of contemporary building One of the dominant elements of modern architecture is minimalist. It is expressed in the principle “Less is more”. This principle is translated as a phrase less means more. Minimalism in contemporary architecture has been somewhat forced by the civilization, the impact of its construction were among […]

Modern architecture

5 principles of modern architecture by Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier is a French architect, considered one of the most outstanding representatives of this profession in the twentieth century. It was designed by Villa Savoye is the realization of all the rules governing contemporary architecture, becoming an icon of this type of projects. The five principles which, according to Le Corbusier define modern architecture […]

Modern architecture

The currents in modern architecture: high-tech

Expression of postmodernism Current High- Tech is one of the manifestations of thought of postmodern architecture. Its characteristic feature is a fascination with modern technologies. Principles of architecture of High – Tech The architecture of the buildings, high – tech are widely used new technologies, that are located also numerous applications in the interiors of […]

Modern architecture

The currents in modern architecture: neomodern

Neomodern – as the current in architecture was created at the turn of XX and XXI century as a protest against eclectic forms of postmodernism and populism. Neomodern looking for in simplicity way to express the present. Often, however, in the nemodernistic buildings, only the facade alludes to modernism ,what stands in direct contradiction with […]

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Trends in modern architecture

Geometry Contemporary architecture in their projects, both homes and commercial buildings or public utility professes primarily blocks of geometric shapes. Lines and curves shapes are the domain of contemporary projects. Close to nature This is another visible trend in architecture. Its manifestations can be found in many areas of architecture: from sustainable construction, passive houses […]