Architecture We Love
For the month of love, we asked the OBMI team what their favorite architectural works are from around the world. From modern residential masterpieces to the most perplexing bridge ever constructed, below we've shared some of their most loved architecture.
From the capital of Germany, we have the Reichstag dome by Norman Foster. This large glass dome has a 360 view to Berlin and is environmentally friendly by absorbing the daylight sun it reduces carbon emissions to the structure.
Royal Ontario Museum
Second, we have awe-inspiring Royal Ontario Museum located in Canada, which is one of the largest in North America. It was originally built in 1910 but added this deconstructivism addition in 2007 designed by architect Daniel Libeskind.
Sheikh Zayed Bridge
Third, this astonishing bridge located in Abu Dhabi named the Sheikh Zayed Bridge after the accomplished architect Zaha Hadid! This two-way lane bridge features intricate curves and measures 2,762 feet long.
Fourth, the Douglas House, a modern architect designed by Richard Meier & Partners located in Lake Michigan has a contemporary aura! It's situated on a downslope and its numerous windows allow the perfect sunlight to radiate in.
Fifth, the illuminated Hayden Sphere which is a six-story-high glass cube called The Rose Center for Earth and Space is part of American Museum Natural History. It measures 87 feet and features the nature of galaxies, stars, and planets, and the dynamics of planet Earth.
This organic and modern architecture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright named the Fallingwater is located southeast of Pittsburgh! With a poll done by the members of the American Institute of Architects named it “best all-time work of American architecture”.
Ping An International Finance Center
The Ping An International Finance Center located in China and designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is the world’s 4th tallest building with 33 double deck elevators to get to all 115th floors. For this reason, adventurous climbers worldwide have challenged themselves to explore the skyscraper!