Unusual and Amazing Buildings

October 8, 2008 at 9:22 pm Leave a comment

I come across pretty amazing examples of buildings in my rambling across the internet.  I thought that I would share some of the more interesting ones to help us all keep in mind what is possible what a little thought. Often cities can be so boring in the architecture they present.

The first example is this incredibly cool apartment building brought to us by environmentalgraffiti.com (http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/coolest-apartment-on-earth/2541)

Excerpt: “Viennese artist, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, has designed what has become one of the more unique and visually stimulating buildings in the world. With over 1000 unique windows, individualized handles on windows and doors, a living roof, café, parking garage, restaurant, bar, playground, and a running stream, the Waldspirale in Darmstadt, Germany is an architectural wonder. Upon first glance, second and third, one is simply enchanted and astonished.”

The other entry tonight are the “Cities of Color”. A wonderful write up is found here at: http://www.lifeinthefastlane.ca/4-amazing-ancient-cities-of-color/offbeat-news

Excerpt: “Popularly known by their names of color as much as their historical designations — the ancient Blue City known as Jodhpur, neighboring Jaipur known as the Pink City, its former capital the Amber City, and Morocco’s Red City of Marrakech — are as much astonishingly beautiful as they are remarkably unusual.

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