Top 10 The Amazing Glass Buildings in the World

Top 10 The Amazing Glass Buildings in the World

Is traversing many non-traditional methods of modern architecture. As a dominant mall is recently used in glass that is one of the features. Very few glass buildings showcasing innovation breathtaking beauty and outstanding innovation, is born over the years. Here is a list of the top 10 World Amazing glass buildings.

More than 10 of the world's amazing glass building.

10. The Botanical Garden of Curitiba


Inspired by the mid-19th century London's Crystal Palace, Botanical Garden was opened in 1991. The center is located in Curitiba, is one of the major tourist attractions in the city. Various species of greenhouse garden, where plants are a key part of moving. An Art Nouveau spread over 450 square meters of building area, made of glass and metal greenhouse surrounded by waterfalls and fountains is a beautiful building.

9. Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop, Tokyo


Kanagawa Institute of Technology, is located in the building complex, it can be called so, to everyone out there is one of the most transparent structures. It was designed by Junya Ishigami and Associates. The building is basically a large room about 2000 square meters. It contains only white steel columns and glass panels of different size and shape. The design gives a sense of the forest in a building.

8. The Farnsworth House, Plano


Designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Farnsworth House is the oldest building in this list. Near Plano city located along the Fox River, the main feature of the building, which is close to nature brings prisoners transparency. This is a one-room building was finished in 1951 as a rural retreat for Dr. Edith Farnsworth. It was designated as a national historic landmark in 2006 and is now a museum.

7. Basque Health Department Headquarters, Bilbao


The beauty of this building, you can immediately think it's an office building instead of an art gallery or museum. But the Basque Health Department is a stunning 13-storey headquarters buildings in Spain. It was designed by Coll ny- Barreu Arquitectos. The polyhedral glass facade allows for natural light to enter the interior luminous and it reflects the sky. It is a popular tourist destination in Bilbao.

6. Hotel W, Barcelona


Spanish urban bus with their medieval architecture, but are not known to modern architecture. W Hotels, is located on the coast of Barcelona, ​​a model of the development of modern architecture. Ricardo ended in 2009 and designed by Bofill, is a five-star hotel, which transmits natural light, covered by glass. Hotel design a model of a cell, which earned the nickname Hotel Vela (Sail Inn), and offers guests a magnificent view of the Mediterranean from behind glass walls.

5. Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision


Hilversum, Netherlands, is located in the Institute of Sound and Vision one of the most unique buildings in the world. Architects design by William Jan Neutelings and Michiel Riedijk, the building is in the shape of a cube and cover with glass panels of color cast. This is half of the total of 10 underground floors, which. Night view of the building is particularly mesmerizing. It is located in the most audiovisual materials produced in the country for a museum, a long time archives.

4. Louvre Pyramid, Paris


Perhaps attracted by the glass as well as on the list of the most famous buildings, the opening of the Louvre Pyramid, a large amount of criticism. Many architects had a scar on the beauty of the classical architecture of the Louvre museum idea. However, the structure, built in 1989, is one of the famous glass building in the world. Designed by architect I. M. Pei, pyramidical structure serves as the principal entrance to the famous museum.

3. 30 St Mary Axe, London


In addition, known as the Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe is one of the tallest structure in London. Designed by Norman Foster, the building is covered with a thick glass panel, which will increase the use of natural light and the temperature of the building was finished in 2003. The building, which has 41 floors, it uses very little energy for this activity compared to similar structures. This British Architects (Riba 2004) received Royal Institute Stirling Prize.

2. Dancing House, Prague


Also known as the Fred and Ginger, Dancing House is a unique piece of modern architecture. Built in 1996, the building near the Vltava river in Prague, is located in the center of old classic buildings. Building the form of a pair of dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers tribute, like. It was designed by architects Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunić. Although controversial, the construction, building 1996, Time magazine won the best design of the year.

1. National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing


Known as the National Grand Theatre is a prime example of modern architecture. Located in Beijing, is a multi-purpose glass building designed by French architect Paul Andreu. Built in 2007, the building is made of titanium and glass, and is commonly called the "Giant Egg" by locals because of its shape. It is surrounded by an artificial lake. The building can seat over 5,000 guests together that an opera house, concert hall and theater hall.