One of the most popular works of the famous architect Gaudi in Barcelona is Park Güell, situated only a few steps from Gracia, on the hill within the suburb of Vallcarca. In 1900 Euzebi Guell bought this hill to be able to arrange there a personal garden city in British style. Areas around the block specified for to become offered for building the mansions and all sorts of infrastructure and public facilities Guell commissioned to Gaudi.
However, the project unsuccessful: for individuals who wanted to reside in Barcelona, the park was too not even close to the center, however for individuals who wanted to reside outdoors the town it had been too close. Consequently, Güell’s beneficiaries sold the hill to city authorities, who opened up the park to the public.
Images of Mind House in Barcelona
If you have absolutely nothing to hide, try staying a few days in the transparent house in japan (see-through house) in Tokyo, japan. Built by Sou Fujimoto Designers, this 914 square-feet transparent house was inspired by our ancient forerunners who lived on trees. While so-called as “House NA” offers lots of daylight, expect no privacy here.
Transparent House in Japan
“The intriguing point of a tree is that these places are not hermetically isolated but are connected to one another in its unique relativity. To hear one’s voice from across and above, hopping over to another branch, a discussion taking place across branches by members from separate branches. These are some of the moments of richness encountered through such spatially dense living,” says Sou Fujimoto.
The Nakagin Capsule Tower is a mixed-use residential and office tower designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and located in Shimbashi, Tokyo, Japan.
Completed in 1972, the Nakagin Capsule Tower is a rare built example of Japanese Metabolism, a movement that became emblematic of Japans postwar cultural resurgence.The building was the worlds first example of capsule architecture built for actual use. The building is still in use as of 2010, but has fallen into disrepair. As of October 2012, around thirty of the 140 capsules remained in use as m88 apartments, while others were used for storage or office space, or simply left abandoned and in disrepair
Designed by architect Agustin Hernandez, The Calakmul Building aka La Lavadora resembles a large washing machine that gives off a brilliant mirrored effect!
Images of Calakmul Building in Mexico