Taj Mahal, Pyramids, or even the famous Chrysler Building are several unique buildings you might know. Actually, there are still many others, but some people probably don’t know them. Here we will tell you the unique historical architectural building around the world. These buildings are also mindblowing.
If you are a traveler, at least you must visit one of these buildings. Don’t just take selfies, you must walk around and explore its history too. There are lots of wisdom to learn. See the interior in detail. Look at the exterior widely. Find out the unique historical architectural building below and let’s make your own itinerary:
1. Lotus Temple (New Dehli)
India is famous for its Taj Mahal. But there is another building that historical and very unique called Lotus Temple. The temple building has 27 petals of a lotus flower. When you see from the outside, you will find a big view of that flower. It has nine sides with a door on each side. The capacity of the building is for 2,500 people. Since its completion in 1986, the Lotus Temple attracts so many tourists.
2. Dome of the Rock (Jerusalem)
This city has so many historical buildings. One of them is the Dome of the Rock which was built in the 7th century. The design is using Byzantine design. You can see it from the octagonal form and the wood. When you enter inside, you will be amazed by the marble, mosaic, and faience. It is really one of a masterpiece of Islamic architecture around the world.
3. Lloyd’s Building (London)
A futuristic building like in a sci-fi movie is not an imagination. The Lloyd’s building becomes iconic of London skyline now. The people who behinds the scenes were Roger Stirk Harbour and Partners. They featured this building with 12 exterior lifts which are as the first in the UK. In 1928 is its first time to build, then it has an expansion in 1958. Now it is the home of Lloyd’s insurance institution.
4. Fallingwater (Pennsylvania)
In 1935, an American architect, Frank Llyod Wright design a private resident. But, during the time, the building becomes popular because the design looks like stretches our over 30th waterfall. Surprisingly, the Fallingwater has no solid ground beneath it. What makes it famous, the building has been talked about by people since it was finished in 1939.
5. Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao)
This building is one of the contemporary architectures. Many people admire this museum as the unique historical architectural building because of its concept. It was proven when the architect, Frank Gehry, won the architectural competition. When the building was planned, there was a competition for its design. In 1997 was the first time the museum was opened. After two decades, it welcomes millions of people around the world.
Seeing those great buildings could give you inspiration for designing. If you are an architect, you must travel to many places. Or, as a traveler, enrich your experience through the unique historical architectural building. You can find more buildings in the other country than the five above.