In this article we will take a walk through the most architectural cities in the world, which if you are a lover of architecture you can not miss.
Knowing a new city is an experience that you will carry with you in your memory forever and architecture such as gastronomy or tourist places, represents one of the most important claims in its history.
The city of Barcelona offers visitors a rich and eclectic architecture. A wide variety of both modern and traditional architectural styles are found side by side throughout the city, creating a beautiful balance between the old and the new, a characteristic that is definitive for the city of Barcelona.
The center of Barcelona can be divided into three MAIN AREAS; the old town or Barri Gòtic which is known as the original Barcelona, characterized by its winding old streets that lead to the beach, tall dark and old buildings, the Raval area that was an extension of the original old town and finally the Eixample that is an organized structure area that was added to the old town. Each area has its own unique and peculiar characteristics.
It is easy to feel disoriented in EIXAMPLE, one of the largest districts of Barcelona, as some find that their design of squared streets can be confusing. Ildefons Cerda designed the district, making all buildings have a similar height and all blocks of streets octagonal, without a corner that has an angle of 90 degrees, the design makes most of the streets look the same.
In its urban framework you will find real jewels. From the Sagrada Familia, Casa Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Parque Güell. Ell Gothic Quarter or Las Ramblas. The contemporary contribution arrives with the Agbar Tower, technological skyscraper or The Palau de la Música, a masterpiece of Catalan modernism thanks to Lluís Domènech i Montaner. We cannot fail to mention the architect Antoni Gaudí, the best personification of the movement that took Barcelona from the European middle level to fill it with new buildings in just three decades (1880-1910). Sensual curves that evoke movement, life and lightness are the keys in its architecture. A modernist style that encompassed painting, sculpture and decorative arts.
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This city is considered the international mecca of contemporary architecture.
Chicago knows what it is to resurface like the phoenix. A fire originated in 1871 completely destroyed the city. But Chicagoans opted for reconstruction and it was done in record time. They placed special emphasis on security measures and incorporating the latest architectural trends of the moment. Since then, all the great architects have wanted to leave their mark on the city. Home of master teacher Frank Lloyd Wright, Chicago has been a blank canvas for the most glittering names in the Pritzker universe.
The so-called City of Wind, along Lake Michigan, is the most important in the United States architecturally speaking. Configured by several architects in the mid-19th century, the city contains jewels such as the John Hancock Center skyscraper, the "glass" tower North Lake Shore Drive or the Chicago Board Trade, art nouveau jewel built in 1930. The cradle of modern architecture It is a focus of creativity that rises to the heavens and overflows through its streets and parks.
Named city of architecture 2019-20. Rotterdam is a must-see destination for building lovers.
This Dutch city became the most daring architectural experimentation place in all of Europe. Walking around Rotterdam is doing it among masterpieces. After a bombing, today its floor is a mosaic that you have to enjoy looking up, because the most unimaginable shapes, colors and designs cut the skyline of this port city that hosts works by the most recognized architects from around the world, from Norman Foster to Piet Bloom. The center of the city, the neighborhood of Blaak is an artifact of styles and architectural currents where the historical buildings that survived the bombing of 1940 coexist with the most modern architectural experiments. It hosts essentials such as the Markthal and the Cube Houses, but also neighboring beauties surviving the bombing such as the Gothic church of Laurenskerk or the Schielandhuis.
A city full of pure creativity born of the perfectionist and respectful character of its people.
Nature and architecture breathe go hand in hand.
Helsinki is a compact and modern city, known for design and high technology. In 2012 the city was designated the World Capital of Design.
The best exponent of a country focused on design. Katajanokka, Kruunuhaka and Eira are the neighborhoods where visitors who want to see modernist buildings should take a walk.
Viennese architecture is booming: the impressive DC Tower, built by Dominique Perrault, is the largest building in Austria, Jean Nouvel has built a modern hotel on the Danube Canal and the hunched Coop apartment block Himmelb (l) au He leans over old gasometers. In addition, one of the most modern stations in Europe was created with the new central train station in Vienna.
Between the Schönbrunn Palace, the ornate 19th-century Vienna State Opera and the Romanesque Cathedral of St. Stephen, the Austrian capital dazzles tourists seeking the grandeur of the Old World. You just have to travel Ringstrasse Avenue to see the architectural masterpieces of the Habsburg era.