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Most Iconic Buildings of Modern Architecture

Most Iconic Buildings of Modern Architecture

There has been a lot of architects who could see the world in a different which gave them a unique vision to create something beautiful. It is their vision which has allowed people to understand the limits which have gone above and beyond to create something extraordinary. Here is a list of some of the most iconic buildings of modern architecture.


Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia was an architectural brainchild of Antoni Gaudi. This magnificent piece of the structure stands tall in Barcelona, Spain. The foundation of this building was built in 1822 and to this day is not complete. The completion of the building is going side by side, which has allowed it to be open to tourists as well. In 2010, Pope Benedict XVI consecrated the church and proclaimed it to be a minor basilica.


Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower is somewhat of an icon for France which has some of the most visited paid monuments in the world. The purpose of the Eiffel Tower was to help it be the entrance to the 1889 World’s Fair. This structure was built in 1889 in Paris, France, by a well-known architecture Stephen Sauvestre.


Chateau Frontenac

Chateau Frontenac was built by Bruce Price located in Quebec, Canada. This is a beautiful masonry work which has a lot of replacements of the copper roofs. This is a hotel which works for its historical significance. The company further has invested $66 million in investments for general improvements and renovations throughout the hotel. There have been many extensive renovations which have been expanded with the likes of a conference room, restaurants, modernisation of the lobby and other three-fifths of the hotel rooms.


Flatiron Building

Flatiron is the brainchild of Daniel Burnham build in 1902. The purpose of this building was to serve as an office building. This place is still in use, and there are many pans of turning the office into a luxury hotel. These conversations have lasted many years and will have to cease until the tenants run out. The facade of the Flatiron building was later restored in 1991 by Hurley and Farinella which has made it into a much more convenient place to be.

Flatiron Building

Ingalls Building

Ingalls building was built with the masterplan of Alzner and Anderson in the year 1903. This structure stands still in Ohio, USA. This place was supposed to be made for office buildings but was later reinforced to be a skyscraper. This place is still in use, and there are many plans for converting this building into 40 to 50 condos. There are many designs being approved by the owner, and the changes might occur very soon.

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