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Buildings

An eclectic selection of mainly modern and post-modern buildings seen during my travels. Most of them have been selected for this page for their unusual shape and structural form.

  Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Gelder and Kitchen
1950
(Refurbishment 2002)
     
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York City, USA
Frank Lloyd Wright
1959
     
  (as per above)
     
  Solar Furnace at Odeillo, France
1970
     
  Caldea
Les Escaldes, Andorra
Jean-Michel Ruols
1994
     
  Pompidou Centre
4th arrondissement of Paris, France
Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers and Gianfranco Franchini
1971-77
     
  (as per above)
     
  Tower 42
(Former Names: National Westminster Tower, International Financial Centre)
City of London
R Siefert & Partners
1971 - 1980
     
  Lloyd's Building
City of London
Richard Rogers
1978 - 1986
     
  Darlington Town Hall
United Kingdom
1970
     
  Palazzo della Esso Italiana
Rome, Italy
1980
     
  Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain
Emili Sala Corté
1877 (Built)
Antoni Gaudí
1906 (Refurbished/Redesigned)
     
  Guggenheim Museum
Bilbao, Spain
Frank Gehry
1997
     
  Place Victor Horta
Brussels, Belgium
     
  Les Arènes de Picasso
(Social Housing Scheme),
Marne-la-Vallée, nr Paris, France
Manuel Nuñez Yanowsky
1980-84
     
  Kosovar Central Government Bldg
Pristina, Kosovo
Various
1970 (Intended to be a bank)
1999 (Bombed)
2005-06 (Renovated and adapted)
     
  Radisson Blu Hotel Latvia
(Formerly Hotel "Latvia")
Riga, Latvia
Arturs Reinfelds, Aija Grīna, Valters Maike, Henrijs Lācis (Construction)
1976 - 1979 (Reconstructed 2001)
     
  Spa Hotel Thermal
Karlovy Vary, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Věra and Vladimír Machonin
1976
     
  Pribaltiyskaya Hotel
St. Petersburg, Russia
Baranov
1972 - 1978
     
  Toronto City Hall
Canada
Viljo Revell et al.
1965
     
  Palace of Culture and Science
Warsaw, Poland
Lev Rudnev
1952 - 1955
     
  Eden Project
United Kingdom
Nicholas Grimshaw
2001
     
  National Library of Kosovo
Pristina, Kosovo
Andrija Mutnjakovic
1982
     
  Capital Gate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
RMJM (Robert Matthew Johnson Marshall) Dubai
2011
     
  Gate Towers
Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Arquitectonica / Khatib & Alami
2013
     
  Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay, Singapore
Moshe Safdie/Aedas
2010
     
  The Interlace
200 Depot Rd, Singapore
Buro Ole Scheeren/OMA
2013
     
  Rike Park Music Theatre and Exhibition Hall
Tbilisi, Georgia
Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
2010 - Under Construction
     
  Casino Campione
Batumi, Georgia
2015
     
  Face House
Batumi, Georgia
Vazha Orbeladze
2011
     
  Salyut Hotel
Kiev, Ukraine
Avraam Miletsky, N. Slogotskaya and Vladimir Shechnko
1984
     
  Spodek
Katowice, Poland
Maciej Gintowt, Maciej Krasiński and Jerzy Hryniewiecki
1971
     
  'Basket' Headquarters
Newark, Ohio, USA
NBBJ
1997
     
  Fallingwater
Bear Run, Pennsylvania, USA
Frank Lloyd Wright
1939