99 Amazing Buildings
99 Amazing Buildings
82. Court of Justice, Hasselt, Belgium
Project managed by the J. Mayer H. Project Team, the redevelopment of the train station area in Hasselt was split into two phases; the general regeneration of the area and the erection of the Court of Justice. It was completed in 2011 and measures 3,200 square metres.
85. Velodrome, London, UK
A team of 26 carpenters took eight weeks to install the Siberian pine track, using more than 350,000 nails, in the London Olympics Velodrome, which is now a feature in a regenerated Velopark.
88. Longxi International Hotel, Jiangyin, China
The Hanging Village of Huaxi is a modernist, futurism design skyscraper in Jiangyin, China. The mixed-use 328 metres tower began construction in 2008 and was completed in 2011.
83. Rey Juan Carlos Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Architect, Rafael de La-Hoz built a design of over 95,000 square metres at a cost of €74,104,475.25 for the city of Madrid.
86. Stacked Apartments, Montenegro
Indian Company Sanjay Puri Architects won awards in the future projects residential categories, but we are still waiting for these stunning apartments to be built.
89. Estadio Das Dunas, Natal, Brazil
Of the stadiums being built for the 2014 World Cup, the most attractive appears to be the stadium in Natal, which will cost around £320m to build the 42,000 capacity ground. Sadly, with no major teams in the area, it is already pessimistically expected to be a white elephant construction of the future.
84. VitraHaus, Vitra, Germany
The VitraHaus, built by Herzog & de Meuron, is Vitra’s flagship store and home to the Vitra Home Collection, just outside Basel on the Switzerland / Germany border.
87. Beekman Tower, New York, USA
Architect Frank Gehry's first residential building opened in Manhattan in 2011. It is otherwise known as New York by Gehry. It's 870 feet make it the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere.
90. Surf Museum, Biarritz, France
The Cité de l'Océan et du Surf, which opened in 2011, is a museum designed by a collaboration of Steven Holl Architects and Solange Fabião. The design was based on the concepts "under the sky" and "under the sea." The 3,800 square metre building houses galleries, an auditorium, a restaurant, a cafeteria and administrative offices.