Architecture and travelling seems to be two inseparable things. The more you travel, more you get exposed to new forms and styles. We believe following 10 cities must be on every architect’s bucket list to travel.
The excellence of the city alongside the Renaissance, Michelangelo and Botticelli, known for its domes and its buildings such as the Palazzo Vecchio or the San Marco Cathedral. A wonder to the eyes of any architect!
City architectural dreams: the Burj Khalifa (tallest building in the world), The World Palm is a milestone in the history of architecture, the whole city looks like a museum of architecture with each building as a different landmark.
The Moorish architecture is a great influence in its different currents, has been very important in the world: their mosques and mosaics, horseshoe arches, a Wonder that any architect should visit.
The colonial architecture in the form of colors, flowered balconies and facades make a cloudy day look a day full of light. You cannot miss the monastery La Popa or the Church of St. Peter.
Famous for its Gothic and neo-classical architecture that pervades the entire city. You can not lose to see this one!
Young, creative and original popularity of the city is grown in art nouveau Gauldi Architecture. Gaudí Casa Mila Passeig de Gracia, the Sagrada Familia or Parc Guell mixed with the Agbar Tower or the Palau de la Música. All of this with plenty of beach and party is like a bonus from the city to every visitor.
Its transport network, architecture and creative mix of styles, able to build benchmarks based on industrial buildings. And of course, its famous parks, make the stay of any architect on a journey of dreams.
The key to this city is its evolution and fusion of the traditional with the modern: Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai World Financial Centre, the Shanghai Tower, Oriental Pearl Tower … certainly the most modern part of Asian architecture.
John Hancock Center, the “glass / tower” of North Lake Shore Drive and Chicago Board of Trade, a jewel of Art Nouveau or the views of Adler Planetarium. Its urban center and its architectural quality will make you stand mouth open. Detailing to every building will catch your eyes at every corner.
1. New York
City of Dreams, every word looks small in front of its skyscrapers. Modern and liberal, you will love this American city by its skyscrapers huge, distribution and orientation, its public spaces and of course, Manhattan. We love NY!