Architecture is an amazing thing. I mean, just how many people do you know that want to, or are already studying architecture? Of course, to be a proper architect, you need to be creative, and not just have knowledge of drawing and software. Creative architects all around the world have come up with some of the most incredible looking structures that have ever been seen, and if you want to see some of those structures, well, you’ve come to the right place.
Here are some amazing structures from all around the world
1. Thorncrown Chapel in Arkansas
Designed by architect Maurice Jennings, this stunning chapel perfectly blends into the forest setting.
Source: Reddit | escaladorevan
2. Polygone Riviera in France
This ominous piece of architecture is located in the coast town of Cagnes-sur-Mer (Cagnes on the sea) and it’s part of a high-end shopping center, designed to look like there’s a person peeking between the building.
Source: Reddit | malgoya
3. El Palau in Spain
This amazing glass structure designed by Lluis Domenech i Montaner curves downwards into the room below the ceiling.
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4. A colorful building in India
Look how amazing and wonderful this looks! Not only is it full of colors, but at night, it shows a colorful LED light show. The architect who worked on this piece was given free reign to design whatever they wanted, and it shows.
Source:Reddit | malgoya
5. Fallingwater, Pennsylvania
This amazing house located in rural southern Pennsylvania, about 69 miles from Pittsburgh was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935, and the waterfall on the rear of the house perfectly complements the natural setting. I mean, just look at it! Wouldn’t you love to live here?
Source: Reddit | wookieforhire
6. Forest of Numbers, National Art Center in Tokyo
An exhibit created by architect Emmanuel Lemoureaux, it’s a colorful display of over 60,000 numbers hanging from the ceiling that commemorated the 10th anniversary of the center, and also showed their future plans in a unique way.
7. The Interface, Singapore
Designed by architect Ole Scheeren, this amazing structure may look like, depending on your point of view, something from SimCity or Lego bricks mounted perpendicular to each other, but it’s actually a real residential complex in the capital of Singapore, covering 170,000 m2 of ground and consisting of 31 interlaced apartment blocks, housing a total of 1,040 apartments of varying sizes.
Source: Reddit | roninblade
8. OCAD University, Canada
Located in Toronto, and previously known as the Ontario College of Art and Design, this place features a distinctive building design known as the “Tabletop”, it hangs with quite tall buildings in the area, and the design in particular has won many awards. And it’s easy to see why.
Source: Wikipedia | Raysonho
9. ‘Cairn’ rock sculpture in Nevada
This piece was designed by Celeste Roberge, and is currently displayed outside the Nevada Museum of Art located in the casino-infested town of Reno. This structure truly rocks! (Sorry, I had to)
Source: Instagram | @streetartglobe
10. House on the Cliff in Spain
This amazing house is located in Granada, Spain. Designed by architect Gil Bartolome, if you look at the place from a certain angle, it sort of looks like a reject from the Monsters, Inc.
Looking at the outside, the inside probably just as awesome too.
Source:Reddit | Teillu
11. Elevated bike road in Denmark
As cycling is a very serious matter in Denmark, this elevated bike path was launched in 2014 as a way of bikers to get around without having to worry about sidewalks or cars (if they’re cycling on the road). Why don’t all cities in the world have something like this?
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Amazing, right? Just goes to show the creativity and skill of architects from around the world. Which one of these structures was your favorite? Have anymore to share? Let us know in the comments below!