Architecture is art. A form of art that you can live that you can experience. It is the most vivid form of expression, structure, and engineering that will leave you in amazement. We have collected 15 pieces of architecture from around the world that are worth looking at.
1. Sydney Opera House, Australia
Designed by a Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the Sydney Opera House opened in 1973. It is a perfect representative of Australian architecture.
2. Spain Library Park, Colombia
Located in Santo Domingo Savio, Colombia, the Biblioteca de España (Spain Library Park) is named after Spain because it was funded by the Spanish government. The three buildings of the library park resemble rocks.
3. Hong Kong Polytechnic University
A building of Hong Kong University located in the Hung Hom district Kowloon is known as Jockey Club Innovation Tower. It was designed by the acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid and completed in 2013.
Definitely something worth looking at.
4. CCTV Headquarters, China
The CCTV Headquarters is a 44-story building in the Beijing Central Business District. Due to its rather funny design, the 234-meter skyscraper is known as “the trousers” among the locals.
5. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
This nineteenth-century palace in Bavaria inspired the Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.
6. Blue Mosque, Turkey
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul is a popular tourist site in the city. Constructed at the beginning of the 17th century, it is undoubtedly one the most beautiful pieces of architecture.
7. Chartres Cathedral, France
Located in the southwest of Paris, the Chartres Cathedral is a Gothic Catholic cathedral that was built in 1194.
8. Centre Georges Pompidou, France
Commonly known as Centre Pompidou, it is a modern high-tech library in Paris. Its bright colors and the exterior escalators are its most prominent features.
9. Great Mosque of Djenné, Mali
Considered as one of the wonders of African architecture, the mosque is the largest mud-built structure in the world. The latest version of the mosque opened up in 1907 and can accommodate 3,000 worshipers.
10. Turninn building, Iceland
The Turninn building in Reykjavík beautifully compliments the bay of Reykjavík and the mountain Esja it faces.
11. Church of St. George, Ethiopia
Located in Lalibela, the Biete Ghiorgis is known to have been carved out of one stone.
12. Temppeliaukio Church, Finland
Situated in the heart of Helsinki, the Temppeliaukio Church has been excavated directly into a rock in the ground. The Rock Church features excellent acoustics and gets the best sunlight despite being made in a rock.
13. Light of Life Church, South Korea
In Soul, South Korea, the Light of Life Church might look ordinary on the outside, but the insides are a different surprise.
14. Ribbon Chapel, Japan
The Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima hosts frequent wedding ceremonies. Looking at the beautiful piece of architecture, you might end up wanting to get married.
15. Sagrada Família, Spain
The Roman Catholic Church is located in Barcelona. The construction started in 1882 and is still not quite complete. It will give you Narnia feels.