Architectural tour around the world!

March 01, 2011

Studying architecture has caused me to fall in love with buildings. When you see awesome architecture from the outside, the same feeling must translate when you experience the space. I remember feeling that way when we took up History of Architecture in class when I was in college. My dream is to see the basilicas in Europe in person, Paris, Milan, London, the buildings in Dubai (Burj Al Arab!) see Angkor Wat, Eiffel Tower in Paris, the buildings in Singapore, Tokyo. I basically want to go on an architectural tour around the world.

How the architects come up with these awesome structures just amazes me. If given a chance, I would like to pick through their brains. Awesome (there is no more appropriate term. hehe) architecture. :) 

Artscience Museum to open at Marina Bay Sands complex 

in Singapore by Moshe Safdie. Amazing.

Melbourne-based architecture practice CK Designworks comes up with a design 

for a new city in Jiangsu Province, China.

Portuguese design firm Regino Cruz Arquitectos has been selected as the 
winner of a competition to design a new Congress and Exhibition Centre 
in the Algarve, Portugal.

Hoki Museum in Chiba, Japan by Nikken Sekkei, 2010.

Centre Culturel Tjibaou (Jean Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center)
New Macedonia, Renzo Piano

Sir Normal Foster, London City Hall
Sir Normal Foster, London City Hall Interior

Sanitiago Calatrava, New York Transit Station

Santiago Calatrava, New York South Street Housing

 School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Santiago Calatrava, Milwaukee Museum

David Fisher, Rotating Tower, Dubai

There are so much more awesome buildings, maybe I'll feature some of them sometime soon. 

(Credits to owners of the photos. )

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