Sunday Apr 20

Twenty of the most brilliant new buildings on Earth

In this article you will find some of the most exciting designs for buildings around the world, this is shown as researched by MSN.

      1.   Vertical City

 

Where: Caracas, Venezuela
Architects: Desitecture, UK

A vertical housing block designed to be built on a Venezuelan favela,

making previously worthless land valuable.

 

      2.   Pitched Roof House

 

Where: Sydney, Australia
Architects: Chenchow Little, Australia

A triangular-shaped house where the roof is

made up of a series of triangles akin to a pitched roof.

The garage is located under the building to maximise landscaping.

     3.    Sabiha Gokcen airport new terminal building

 

Where: Istanbul, Turkey
Architects: Tekeli-Sisa Architectural Partnership, Turkey

The new terminal at Sabiha Gokcen airport,

 which can accommodate up to 25 million passengers a year,

was fully operational following a construction period of only 18 months.

 A feeling of locality and belonging to Istanbul was incorporated into the design.

   4.   Madrid Design Centre

 

Where: Madrid, Spain
Architects: IAD, Spain

A series of twisted square structures will make

up the main building of this planned development,

which also features a sunken garden within the main patio.

   5.   The Wave

 

Where: Vejle, Denmark
Architects: Henning Larsen Architects, Denmark

The Wave is a landmark project showcasing the

outstanding amount of architectural innovation in Vejle, Denmark.

 The multiple-occupancy development is located in Skyttehusbugten,

 directly adjacent to the Vejle Fjord.

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Complete list of buildings can be found here: http://travel.uk.msn.com/inspiration/city/photos.aspx?cp-documentid=155157871 

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