Cayan Tower: The Highest and Most Distorted of the word
Location: Waterfront, Dubai
Cayan Tower is 310-meter-high, with 73 floors and a novel appearance. The most important feature is the building body
that achieves a twist rotation of 90 degree, and is named the highest and the most distorted of the world.
The building's design is inspired by the double-helix structure of human DNA, with a 1.2 degree rotation between each floor to achieve 90 degree angle of the overall appearance.
Waldspirale in Germany
Location: Germany, Darmstadt
The Austrian architect and painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser, designed the building which includes 105 apartments
and a restaurant.
Waldspirale is well-known with its architectural rich colors, irregular shape, and room windows vary in shape and size. In addition, the color of this building represents the stratum of different sedimentary rocks.
Location: Montreal, Canada
Habitat '67 consists of 354 cube apartments, stacked one on top of the other, the window of each room varies in directions to protect privacy. It was built for the 1967 World Expo in Canada. Now,it has become a high-end community.
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Famous architect Frank Gehry designed the Guggenheim located at industrial city in northern Spain. The outstanding curve
was made up of stone, glass and titanium, which are joined together by glass curtain walls.
The building is full of structuralism. Complex buildings such as this are rare as it requires very advanced design techniques.
Location: Colorado, United States
The chapel is part of the Air Force Academy. It is a chapel of faith. Religious architecture is designed in such a way that visitors experience the charm of religion and church in a new way. The roof of the building is up against the blue sky and consists of seventeen 150-foot tall towers.
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The circular building looks like a UFO. A 29.5-foot-diameter cylinder supports the building, and from a distance, the UFO looks like floating on the sea. In addition, it’s said it applied the building materials which is used in the rocket insulation material by NASA.
Location: Hangzhou, China
Hangzhou Raffles Center is designed by the world-renowned architectural firm Holland UNStudio, and its chief architect
Ben van Berkel. The project is the first complex which is full accordance with the standard that developed by US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED Gold Award in Zhejiang province. The design concept of the building comes from the Qiantang tide.
The Raffles is located at the Central Business District of Hangzhou, adjacent to Hangzhou Municipal Center,
Hangzhou Grand Theater and International Convention Center. It is only 10 km away from marketing center of PTH.