30 Times Architects Absolutely Outdid Themselves And Deserved To Be Praised Online (New Pics)

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30 Times Architects Absolutely Outdid Themselves And Deserved To Be Praised Online (New Pics)

Think of your favorite building. Its vibrant colors, graceful curves, and unique shapes define its character. Reflect on the emotions it evokes when you stand in its presence.

Unlike books and cinema, architecture enthusiasts can't simply browse online or visit their local bookstores to indulge in the captivating visual pleasures offered by architectural wonders like Casa Batlló in Spain or an imposing, windowless skyscraper. Often, one would need to embark on a journey across different corners of the globe to satisfy their craving for more architectural marvels.

However, this is where this thriving online community of over 1.4 million members comes into play, providing architecture lovers with the opportunity to admire intricate historical structures and exquisitely complex buildings from the comfort of their homes. So go ahead, marvel at these intricate structures and get inspired to seek your favorite ones out outside the screen.

#1 Entrance Hall Of Antwerp Central Station, Belgium. Designed By Louis Delacenserie. 1905

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Architecture, a world where concrete dreams and structural marvels collide, has captured the imagination of a diverse and ever-growing tribe. From towering skyscrapers piercing the urban skyline to avant-garde designs that challenge convention, the architectural realm has birthed an unquenchable fascination among enthusiasts worldwide.

The allure of architecture lies in its ability to shape our physical environment, leaving an indelible mark on our collective consciousness. It serves as a mirror, reflecting the triumphs and tribulations of a society, while also daring to push the boundaries of human ingenuity.

That's why every year most accredited architects of the world gather to celebrate this art. It was the Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, Australia, designed by 3XN, that stole the prestigious title of World Building of the Year for 2022. Simultaneously, the Pingtan Children Library, envisioned by Condition_Lab, has been honored with the title of World Interior of the Year for 2022.

#2 Paris Court (A/K/A Párizsi Udvar And Brudern House), Budapest, Hungary. Built In 1910, It Underwent A Major Renovation And Conversion Into A Five-Star Hotel In 2019; Interior Design Kroki, Architecture Studio Archikon. [667x1000]

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Architects, the visionary creators at the forefront, are revered as modern-day alchemists, transforming abstract concepts into tangible masterpieces. Their designs become architectural manifestos, resonating with those who seek an escape from the banality of routine. The architecture aficionados find solace in the belief that behind every building lies a symphony of calculated choices, meticulous craftsmanship, and artistic expression.

But it's not just the final outcome that captivates the masses; it's the journey itself. The process of conceiving, sketching, and refining an architectural concept is a glimpse into the inner workings of a creative genius. The interplay of form and function, the harmonization of aesthetics and utility, becomes a poetic dance that fuels our fascination. As Juhani Pallasmaa, the well-known Finnish architect once said: "A profound design process eventually makes the patron, the architect, and every occasional visitor in the building a slightly better human being."

#3 The Rose Cottage, An 18th-Century Thatched Roof Cottage In The Small Village Of Honington, Stratford-On-Avon District Of Warwickshire, England

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#4 600 Year Old Clock In Prague Is The World's Oldest Astrological Clock Still In Operation

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#5 The Ceiling Of Shah Mosque, Esfahan, Iran

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#6 Art Nouveau: Casa Batlló In Passeig De Gràcia By Antoni Gaudí

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#7 Anmyeonam Temple Shrouded In Sea Fog Facing Cheonsu Bay, Anmyeon Island, Taean County, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea

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#8 Singapore Changi Airport

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#9 Patrika Gate, Jaipur, India

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#10 The 18th Century Gothic Revival Inveraray Castle Near The Town Of Inveraray, Argyll And Bute, Western Scotland

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#11 Roman Aqueduct Overshadowing The Old Town Of Segovia, Spain

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#12 Does This Lightrail Station Entrance By My Neighborhood Count? I Love It

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#13 Istanbul, Turkey

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#14 The Jameh Mosque Of Isfahan, Iran

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#15 Asamkirche Is A Baroque Church In Munich Built From 1733 To 1746 By A Pair Of Brothers As Their Private Church

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#16 Hoechst Technical Administration Building, Frankfurt-Hochst, Designed By Peter Behrens

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#17 Puente Nuevo, Spain

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#18 A Helical Stepwell With 8 Entries. Maharashtra, India

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#19 Double-Fronted Victorian House With Bay Windows Facing The Garden, Hampstead, Camden, London, UK

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#20 Anthony Chapel, Univ. Arkansas - Designed By E. Fay Jones

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#21 Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India [611 X 919]

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#22 This Building In Brussels, Belgium

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#23 Stone Cottage In Elterwater, A Small Village Of The Lake District, Cumbria, England

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#24 Elevator In Vienna, Designed By Otto Wagner In 1898

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#25 Chateau De Chenonceau, Probably The Most Peculiar And Beautiful Castle Of The Loire. It Was Devised And Protected By Women. Diane De Poitiers Commissioned The Building Of The Bridge And Gardens In 1555. It Was Later Modified And Owned By Catherine De Medici And Louise De Lorraine [1920x1889]

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#26 House Made Inside A Rocky Cave. Serifos Island, Greece

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#27 Palais Des Congres De Montreal (Montreal Convention Center)

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#28 Victorian House In Matawan, New Jersey

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#29 Gruntvig's Church, Copenhagen

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#30 Alwyn Court, New York City

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