Human made any kind of structure which helps him for support and shelter either an act of construction is called the buildings. In past time the cave painting proves that human lived there. After so many changes in society and human behavior, now the world is full with so many beautiful buildings. Here we present you small list of them but it is a fine selection between them that sure.
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain :
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is situated along the river Nervion River in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. It is a museum and the sign of modern art and architecture designed by Frank Gehry, Canadian-American architect and built by Ferrovial. The Guggenheim is the master piece of the contemporary architecture and it is the one of the famous museum of Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The Basque government suggested to the Solomon Guggenheim Foundation to create a building for city’s main source income by tourism. After many agreement and lots of helps together, result came as The Guggenheim Museum which cost of US $89 million & the museum was opened by Juan Carlos of Spain in 18th October 1997.
Foundation selected Frank Gehry as the main architect and Thomas Krens as the director of the project. Their goal achieve a innovative and creative design so architect wanted to curve in the exterior of building because the random curves catch the lights better said by Frank. When the building was completed and opened for public in 1997, it became the world most spectacular building in way of deconstructionism, masterpiece of 20th century & greatest building of 20th.
The Taj Mahal, India:
The Taj mahal ‘crown of palaces’ was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, It is a white marble mausoleum situated in Agra, India at bank of the river Yamuna. Taj Mahal is famous as the world finest example for Mughal Architecture and one of the universal masterpiece of world’s heritage.The construction of the Taj Mahal began about to 1632 and it was completed around 1653 with the help of thousands of artist and craftsman’s hard work. To built the most beautiful art was so difficult job so Shah Jhan creates a board for the designing and architect, named Abd ul-Karim Ma’mur Khan, Makramat Khan, and Ustad Ahmad Lahauri, Ustad Lahori is mainly consider as the principal designer. UNESCO took the Taj Mahal as world heritage site in 1983 & it is also included in Seven Wonder of Worlds.
The Potala Palace, Lhasa :
The Potala Palace is named on the name of the Poatalaka Mount and it is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous region, China. Konchog Chophel (d. 1646) advised his spiritual friend Lozang Gyatso, he is the Great Fifth Dalai Lama, to construct the Potala Palace and ideal site for this palace is between Drepung and Sera monasteries & the old city of Lhasa. The Potala Palace was for the chief residence of Dalai Lama but when 14th Dalai Lama went away from here to Dharamasala, India because of 1959 Tibet problems. This thirteen stories building is along 400 meters east-west & 350 meters north-south on a sloping stone walls and in the Potala Palace, there is over thousands rooms, ten thousands shrines and estimate two hundred thousands statues.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai :
Burj Khalifa is the tallest man made structure in the world and it is known as Burj Dubai and it is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Building was officially opened on 4th January 2010 but the construction of the building was began on 21 September 2004, and the exterior of the building completed on 1 October 2009. The total cost of this Downtown Dubai project is about to US $1.5 billion and the developer of the project named Mohamed Ali Alabbar, Emaar Properties & the name of the building is to honor the UAE President Khalifa bin Zayad Al Nahyan. This building have 163 floors and floor area is about to 309473 meter square and the height of this world’s tallest building is 828 meters but after considering the tip it is 829.84 meters.
Cube house, The Netherlands :
Cube house or Kubuswoningen is based on the concept of living as an urban roof. This innovative example of architect located in Rotterdam and Helmond in The Netherlands, the architecture of this project is Piet Bolm, who creates this idea on ground level. He titled a cube house 45 degrees on a regular house which creates a shape of hexagon pylon which represents a village along with a city where each house just looking like a tree and all house together forming a forest.
Kansas City Public Library, United States :
The Kansas City Public Library was founded in 1873 and it is the oldest public library in the metropolitan Kansas city area. It is the most unique building of the world and located in the Central Library in Kansas City, Missouri.
Sydney Opera House, Australia :
The Sydney Opera House is world heritage site adopted by UNESCO on 28 June 2007. It is the most famous centers for artist performance and 20th century most distinctive building. The Opera House is a performing artist center located in Sydeny, New South Wales, Australia and designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon. Construction of this beautiful building was began in 1958. It has multiple performance venues that’s why it is the best choice of performing artist and it is also world’s busiest performing center hosting over one thousands performance in a year and the strength of this building is about to 1.2 million.
Porsche Museum, Germany :
The Porsche Museum is an automotive museum with excellent architect and having over 5600 square meters area where many rare cars and history of Porsche exhibits. The Porsche Museum is located in the Zuffenhausen where also its headquarter, district of Stuttgart, Germany. It was opened in 1976 but after some years it designed in a beautiful curved building.