never before has modern architecture was so versatile and exciting. And is so popular. The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, a draft of the Basel architecture office Herzog & de Meuron, has developed within a very short time to a much-frequented destination. The concert hall, "Elphi", dominates the skyline of the city. Top architecture proves to be a strong trump card, the other world cities and regions with spectacular buildings play.
Miami: New perspectives on the ocean, and outer space
In the passport of the many cruise ships operate Miami scores since may of this year, with a new architectural piece of jewelry. How is a lens is a huge, circular window opens in the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, and frames the Gulf stream aquarium. Over three levels opens the view to the underwater world of South Florida. The Planetarium is kidnapped, however, up to 250 guests at a time into space. 300 million dollars the science cost of the Museum, designed by the English architect Nicholas Grimshaw. It ranks already among the most innovative exhibition sites in the world.
Billund: excursion in the trendy LEGO world
more Recently, adults without children to control Billund, in the Danish city of southwest Jutland. The reason for this Lego House, a 12'000 square meters large world of experience in that place, in which the Name Lego in 1934, was born. The building, which looks as if it is composed of oversized LEGO bricks together, was designed by the Danish architecture office BIG. Inside, you are immersed in a world of 25 million coloured stones. Who gets after long hours of game and be Amazed pleasure on exquisite Nordic and French-inspired cuisine in the Le Gourmet.
New York: slope height
image: Iwan Baan
The Big Apple is always worth the trip. Anywhere New is created. The Who's who of the international elite of Architects have immortalized themselves here. Through the construction of new high-rise buildings, the famous Skyline has changed in the last ten years tremendous. A hit Basel's Herzog & de Meuron, ended up with a super apartment stack that stretches layered building blocks in the sky slim. The residential tower 56 Leonard Street in Tribeca, measures 253 metres in height, with a surface area of only 1162 square meters. Evident in an area that is dominated by former factory buildings with Lofts and six-storey apartment buildings.
Boca del Rio, Mexico: A home for the music
Boca del Rio was previously a mundane suburb to the South of the Mexican port city of Veracruz. Thanks to the Foro Boca, by Rojkind Arquitectos for the young Philharmonic orchestra-designed concert hall, the waterfront in new splendour and become enthusiastic at the pilgrimage destination for architecture. Directly on the Gulf of Mexico located and differently sized buildings set together, with the rough exposed concrete, the shape and color of the boulders of the upstream breakwater. And it is an architectural dream.
Cape town: Modern art in the old Silo
To the right of the South African metropolis is one of the trend destinations on the world tourist map. With the location on the waterfront underneath the table mountain, the Surf spots, and a creative scene in Cape town has scored. As a further Highlight, the Zeitz Mocaa, to the Museum of contemporary African art. The 2017 opened architectural Sensation is home to the world's largest collection of modern contemporary African art. The location on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is as spectacular as the architecture. With the equivalent of 45 million Swiss francs, the British industrial designer Thomas Heatherwick transformed an old storage building into a modern work of art. In the Atrium of eight silo tubes were cut open in the Form of a grain – a tribute to the previous use. From the sixth floor upwards, the luxury hotel The Silo offers a Mix of modern Design and industrial charm with a ceiling height of 5.50 meters per floor.
Created: 25.12.2018, 13:32 PM