World’s most futuristic buildings

Marko T April 7, 2020 90 No Comments

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Some of the world’s most interesting buildings in the futuristic style:

  1. Atomium, Brussels

Atomium is a very specific and unique building, made in 1958 for the Brussels World Fair. The idea for its design was to replicate an iron crystal. It has nine stainless steel balls which can be accessed by escalators. It is 102 meters tall and the highest ball is a restaurant, while others are exhibition halls and public meeting places.

 

  1. Galaxy Soho Building, Beijing

Galaxy SOHO is a large development comprising a compelling mix of office and retail space. It is located in central Beijing, China. The building takes about 50,000 square meters.

photo source by archdaily.com

  1. Absolute World Towers, Toronto

Absolute World is a residential condominium twin tower skyscraper complex in Canada. Both towers are over 500 feet tall, each consisting of more than 50 floors. The larger one twists 209 degrees from the base to the top. It has six levels of underground parking.

photo source by e-architect.co.uk

 

  1. Spaceport America, New Mexico

The buildng was described as the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, because it is the first spaceport designed and constructed specifically for commercial users that had not previously been an airport or federal infrastructure of any kind.

photo source by space.com

 

  1. Al Bahar Towers, Abu Dhabi

The 145 meter towers’ shading system was developed by using a parametric description for the geometry of the actuated facade panels. They operate in response to sun exposure and change incidence angles during the different days of the year.

photo source by constructionweekonline.com

  1. Agora Garden Tower, Taiwan

This twisting tower, covered with plants, looks like DNA and it is located in Taipei. The eco-designed building aims to reduce the climatic global warming. Also, it contributes to the nature and the environment protection. The main idea of the tower architect was to combine the DNA’s specific look to the meaning of life.

photo source by businessinsider.com.au

  1. Ordos Museum, China

This interesting building is made of copper-toned metal and its wavy shape symbolizes the Gobi Desert. The museum is focused on the history of the Ordos area and on the culture and traditions of Inner Mongolia.

photo source by archdaily.com

  1. Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building. Its extraordinary style and design attract many visitors. Over 1000 artists have decorated the tower with oil paintings, photography, sculpture. Every artwork is unique and the mix of contemporary and a specially commissioned pieces of art are used in a very inspiring way.

  1. Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

This nature park is a part of a strategy by the Singapore government to transform Singapore from a “Garden City” to a “City in a Garden”. The main idea was to raise the quality of life by enhancing greenery and flora in the city. The park is consisted of the Bay Central Garden which acts as a link between Bay South and Bay East Gardens. The inspiration for the Gardens came from an orchid, which represents the tropics and Singapore, as the country’s national flower, the Vanda ‘Miss Joaquim’.

  1. Zayed National Museum, Saadiyat Cultural District

The Zayed National Museum is at the heart of the Saadiyat Cultural District. As the national museum of the UAE, the museum has to tell the story of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It needs to tell us about his unification of the United Arab Emirates, the history of the region and its cultural connections across the world.

The design features five pavilions, and they represent the feathers of a falcon’s wing, reaching a height of 124 metres, towering over the Arabian Gulf.

photo source by archdaily.com

These beautiful and interesting buildings show man’s creative side and will to design more human and better future surrounding. If you have some similar examples, share them with us.

Written by Marko T.

 

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