Thursday, 22 November 2012

Spectacular Images of Futuristic Architecture




Most astonishing futuristic buildings, Some  are in fact in the process of being built or will be built. So lets start from last

Khan Shatyr


The Khan Shatyr is already a reality! It is a massive see-through tent in the centre of Astana –Capital city of Kazakhstan. It serves as both a cultural center and a place for social communication amongst the city residents. The climate in Astana is quite unforgiving with winter temperatures dropping to -35c. 

Nuragic & Contemporary Art Museum



The Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum in Cagliari, Italy, ran a competition for the design of their new building. Zaha Hadid architects won the bid with this incredible design which covers 12,000 square meters.

Hangzhou Waves


The Hangzhou Waves is a plan for a five star hotel and office block in Hangzhou China. The design actually comprises two buildings which harmonize each other. A large number of other pictures illustrating how amazing this hotel is going to be can be seen here.

Crescent Moon Tower


The Crescent Moon Tower is a design concept for a construction in Za’abeel Park which is to symbolize the fresh face of Dubai. It will have a library, conference facilities, restaurants and an open air observation deck.

Songjiang Hotel


This really amazing hotel is to be constructed in a flooded pit at the base of Tianmashan Mountain in Songjiang, shanghai. while you can see it is designed to fit right into the pit ,maintaining its original structure.

Nexus Media Center


The Nexus Media Center is another model design for the United Arab Emirates – continually at the front position of sophisticated futuristic architecture. It will be basically a data storage building but it will also include a media center, exhibition spaces, offices, apartments and gardens.

Beijing International Airport


Beijing International Airport is home to the stunning terminal three. Completed in 2009  a touch late for its main purpose: to serve the country’s needs for the Olympics.  The largest airport terminal in the world covering 986,000 square meters.

Gardens of the Bay


The Gardens of the Bay are an urban pard in Singapore. They already exist and you can visit. It was designated the world’s best building.

Lilypad


In an effort to set up for a future involving the doomsday situation of excessive climate change, a Belgian artist has designed Floating ecopolis known as lilypad
which is to be a home for climate change “refugees”. It contains three mountains and it floats – it is able to house up to 50 thousand people . Its ability to float will help it survive with the loss of land due to melting ice at the poles.

Dragonfly


Vincent Cellebaut designed this concept for a vertical farm for New York. The 132 storey structure will contain two central cores which allow for office spaces and other social uses but the essential part of the building is the linking floors which would be used to house farms. Whether this project will ever exist or not but it undoubtedly makes for a damned mesmerizing model. This stand Top One in our list.