Modern Architectural Marvels: Mesmerize Globally Minded Tourists

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The great architectural buildings like Sydney Opera House, Plaza de Castilla, Wembley Stadium, and Yoyogi National Gymnasium represent the rapid changes in the concept and patterns of architectural industry. The architectural industry has been reaching new heights. Thanks to innovations in engineering and technology, the number of skyscrapers and modern marvels of architecture is growing up around the world.

 


The Sydney Opera House, a multi-venue performing arts center in Sydney, is a great architectural work of the 20th century. The building brings multiple strands of creativity, innovation in structural design and architectural form. It is situated in a remarkable waterscape. This center houses the performance venues like the Concert Hall, the Opera Theatre, the Drama Theatre, and the Forecourt.

 


The Sydney Opera House has known as a world-famous icon of architecture.

The Sydney Opera House is known as a world-famous icon of architecture.

 


Wembley Stadium, situated in Wembley Park, in the London Borough of Brent, England, has a capacity of 90,000 seats, becoming the second largest stadium in Europe. It is referred to as “the Twin Towers” with a partially retractable roof which is supported structurally by a 133-metre-high arch.

 


The spectacular arch is visible from across London at night.

The spectacular arch is visible across London at night.

 


HSB Turning Torso, Malmo, reaches a height of 190 metres with 54 stories. Its design is based on Twisting Torso, an inspiration for the sculptural residential tower. Turning Torso is amazing combination of building and sculpture, with ten floors of offices, 147 apartments and meeting facilities.

 


Its façade is made of nearly 2,250 flat glass windows and 2,800 curved aluminum panels.

Its façade is made of nearly 2,250 flat glass windows and 2,800 curved aluminum panels.

 


Yoyogi National Gymnasium is primarily used for ice hockey and basketball. The arena is famous for its suspension roof design.

Yoyogi National Gymnasium is primarily used for ice hockey and basketball. The arena is famous for its suspension roof design.

 


The National Centre of the Performing Arts in Beijing, China, seats 5,452 people in three halls. The centre looks like an egg floating on water. Its exterior is a titanium accented glass dome which is 46 meters high.

 


The National Centre of the Performing Arts is near the Great Hall of the People and Tian’anmen Square.

The National Centre of the Performing Arts is near the Great Hall of the People and Tian’anmen Square.

 

 


Plaza de Castilla is one of the main thoroughfares of Madrid.

Plaza de Castilla is one of the main thoroughfares of Madrid.

 

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This article was published on 2010/11/26