New trends emerge in architecture. Old styles are left behind and architects now go for the ultra-modern look, the futuristic style of buildings. Take a look at the Top 10 Coolest and Futuristic Buildings from around the World
A meatpacking plant and smokehouse of 1917 inSoMa has been turned into New American restaurant is reopened in 2012 after reconstruction by the architect Cass Calder Smith. Now it is a 2-story and 9,800-square-feet space mixing industrial aesthetics with warmth and coziness.
The high rise on Saadiyat Island is being going to be a leading cultural district. The Foster+ Partners designed tilted steel tower resembles flight of a falcon. The residential tower is going to accommodate about 145,000 people after completion in 2015.
It is 600-unit futuristic building in between 10th and 11th avenues in New York, which is being developed by a Danish firm BIG. It is the first North American project by the Bjarke Ingels, head architect at BIG. The high rise appears like a squashed pyramid from the West Side High Way and each of its apartments receives natural day light. It will be launched in 2015.