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Amazing Arts Building I

Amazing Arts Building I

The Crooked House (Sopot, Poland): amazing building, amazing arts
Construction of the building started in in January 2003 and in December 2003 it was finished. House architecture is based on Jan Marcin Szancer (famous Polish drawer and child books illustrator) and Per Dahlberg (Swedish painter living in Sopot) pictures and paintings.

Forest Spiral - Hundertwasser Building (Darmstadt, Germany): amazing building, amazing arts
The Hundertwasser house “Waldspirale” (”Forest Spiral”) was built in Darmstadt between 1998 and 2000. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the famous Austrian architect and painter, is widely renowned for his revolutionary, colourful architectural designs which incorporate irregular, organic forms, e.g. onion-shaped domes. The structure with 105 apartments wraps around a landscaped courtyard with a running stream. Up in the turret at the southeast corner, there is a restaurant, including a cocktail bar.

The Torre Galatea Figueras (Spain): amazing building, amazing arts

The Torre Galatea Figueras (Spain): amazing building, amazing arts

The Basket Building (Ohio, United States): amazing building, amazing arts
The Longaberger Basket Company building in Newark, Ohio might just be a strangest office building in the world. The 180,000-square- foot building, a replica of the company’s famous market basket, cost $30 million and took two years to complete. Many experts tried to persuade Dave Longaberger to alter his plans, but he wanted an exact replica of the real thing.

Kansas City Public Library (Missouri, United States): amazing building, amazing arts
This project, located in the heart of Kansas City, represents one of the pioneer projects behind the revitalization of downtown. The people of Kansas City were asked to help pick highly influential books that represent Kansas City. Those titles were included as ‘bookbindings’ in the innovative design of the parking garage exterior, to inspire people to utilize the downtown Central Library.

Wonderworks (Pigeon Forge, TN, United States): amazing building, amazing arts

Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada): amazing building, amazing arts

Cubic Houses (Rotterdam, Netherlands): amazing building, amazing arts
The original idea of these cubic houses came about in the 1970s. Piet Blom has developed a couple of these cubic houses that were built in Helmond. The city of Rotterdam asked him to design housing on top of a pedestrian bridge and he decided to use the cubic houses idea. The concept behind these houses is that he tries to create a forest by each cube representing an abstract tree; therefore the whole village becomes a forest.

Hang Nga Guesthouse a.k.a Crazy House (Vietnam): amazing building, amazing arts

Hang Nga Guesthouse a.k.a Crazy House (Vietnam): amazing building, amazing arts

Dancing Building (Prague, Czech Republic): amazing building, amazing arts


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Added by admin March 9, 2009 (12:13AM)

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