2018 year was generous for new architectural projects that surprise the bold conception and scope of the embodiments. In the world there are a lot of incredible structures, fascinating at first sight and breathtaking.
24 channel offers to your attention the top 10 most unusual architectural creations from around the world, whose construction is finished in 2018 year.
1. The longest sea bridge in China
This miracle of engineering was opened in October of this year. On the longest in the world bridge, which cut through the sea can be reached from Hong Kong to Macau for 30-40 minutes instead of 3-4 hours by land.
The construction of the 55-kilometer construction took 9 years and spent on it more than 20 billion U.S. dollars.
The world’s longest bridge opened in China
2. Residential skyscraper in Stockholm
Tower Innovationen Tower was inaugurated in the capital of Sweden in early November. This skyscraper was designed by the architectural office OMA.
In modular blocks, resembling a honeycomb, is 182 apartments. A 125-foot residential skyscraper became the tallest building in Stockholm.
The highest residential skyscraper in Stockholm
Innovationen Tower is the tallest residential skyscraper in Stockholm
3. The V&A Museum Dundee Scotland
One of the most anticipated discoveries of 2018 was the opening of a branch of the Victoria and albert Museum in Scotland – he is completely devoted to design.
The Museum building, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma appeared on the banks of the river Tay. Outwardly, it resembles a strange ship, which docked to the shore. The facade of the building is covered by a 2 thousands of concrete panels, which make the construction of the “fluted”.
The Museum building V&A Dundee in Scotland
4. Public library in calgary
The building of the new public library in calgary at the train station in the city center opened in November.
It worked for two well-known Bureau: Norwegian Snøhetta and canadian Studio Dialog.
In the facade combined of glass and metal, and in the library’s interior is dominated by structures made of wood, giving the room a cosy atmosphere.
The building of the public library in calgary opened in 2018
The interior of the building a new public library in calgary
5. Residential complex project of Zaha Hadid in new York
The building especially those that were designed during the life of an outstanding architect. The building is located in Manhattan near the famous high Line Park and immediately attracts attention with its provocative look.
Of Zaha Hadid in the design, not only architectural design, but also worked on the interiors of the apartments within a residential complex.
Until December 2018 in the building operated a temporary exhibition on archives projects of the architect.
Residential complex by Zaha Hadid in new York
6. The observation deck on the top of a skyscraper in Thailand
The 77-storey MahaNakhon skyscraper in Bangkok was designed by the German architect OLE Seren. Construction began in 2011 and at that time was the construction of the tallest buildings of the country.
At the end of 2018 on top of a 300-meter giant opened a viewing platform, which was arranged in a completely transparent glass platform hanging over the building.
People who have fear of heights, the better to admire the city from a different angle.
The observation deck at the top of a skyscraper in Thailand opened in 2018
Lookout for the fearless on the tower of a skyscraper in Thailand
7. Futuristic entertainment center in South Korea
New entertainment center The Imprint of the Bureau MVRDV was part of a large complex of Paradise City, a few kilometres from the largest airport of South Korea Incheon.
Here you will find everything necessary for those who want to relax and unwind for a few hours break between flights.
Construction in white and gold colors does not have Windows, and the facades of the used panels of fiberglass that was manufactured on a 3D printer.
The building of the entertainment complex The Imprint in South Korea
Entertainment center near the largest airport in South Korea
8. House with an unusual facade in Zurich
An unusual house designed by architectural Bureau Manuel Herz appeared near the city centre. The facade of the building consists entirely of multi-colored shutters. Because of this, the house got a fancy name “Mechanical ballet”, because the design is completely flexible and automated.
In addition to the individual lighting in the home, these shutters can be a few minutes to “build” their own balconies and terraces.
A special home with mechanical shutters in Zurich
9. Home-wave in Denmark
In the Danish town Vejle has presented an unusual house in the form of waves.
The building project, which strikes at first sight, developed by local architects from the office of Henning Larsen Architects.
The construction of the “wave” lasted more than 10 years. Started it back in 2006, however, due to the financial crisis ended only at the end of 2018.
The residential complex accommodates 5 buildings with a total area of 14 thousand square meters.
Home-wave built in Denmark
10. Hotel made of ice in Sweden
In December 2018 in Swedish Lapland the 29th just opened a hotel built entirely from snow and ice.
This year its structure was joined by 34 artists from around the world. Hotel on the banks of the river Tornealven will take visitors up to April 2019, but before the trip is definitely to stock up on warm things.
The interior of the ice hotel in Swedish Lapland
The hotel of ice you can relax in the North of Sweden