5 Most Celebrated Buildings in the world.
Sydney Opera House, Australia
It is a multi-venue performing arts center at Sydney Harbour located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
One of the most-photographed buildings in the world, known for its unique use of a series of gleaming white sail-shaped shells as its roof structure. The iconic performing arts facility is Sydney’s best-known landmark.
Jorn Utzon was the architect of the project and it took 14 years to complete the construction
Taj Mahal, India
Ranked under the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal was built in the Mughal Era when Emperor Shah Jahan was in power. It was built in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaaz Mahal and Ustad Ahmad Lahori is believed as the brilliant architect behind this marvel. The construction period was from 1632 AD TO 1648 AD with the mosque, the guest house, and the main gateway on the south, the outer courtyard, and its cloisters were added subsequently and completed in 1653 AD. The Taj Mahal is one among the most visited architectural wonder in the world.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Moshe Safdie’s Marina Bay Sands is more or less like a textbook in innovative architecture in the industry. They are noted for Moshe Safdie’s evergreen contemporary design and a well-praised contribution to the world of architecture. Marina Bay Sands is the leading business, leisure, and entertainment destination in Asia. The vision was to build an integrated development that is timeless, and efficient in all aspects. This leading business square has also been noted and visited for its design and construction brilliance.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
Burj Khalifa was known as Burj Dubai previously and is regarded as the tallest tower in the world marking one of the top attractions to visit in Dubai.
Towering over the city, at 2,717 feet tall with 160 floors, the Burj Khalifa became the tallest tower in the world when it opened in 2010. Adrian Smith served as the chief architect and William F. Baker served as a structural engineer throughout its construction period. This multi-purpose building is also a tourist attraction with its observation decks.
Louvre Museum, Paris, France
The Louvre Pyramid is a large glass and metal pyramid designed by Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei, surrounded by three smaller pyramids. The large pyramid serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. The architectural style followed for the project were Modern architecture, Futurist architecture. It is the world’s most-visited museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. It is the home of many of the most known works of art, including the Mona Lisa.
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