13 Buildings with Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Posted by purnosidi
on 14/02/2017
Architectural Shape like Gemstones

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Whether you are an architect looking for a fresh new idea for your next architectural project, or you are a businessman looking for a unique idea for your office building branch, you may take a look at these 13 gem-shaped buildings because nothing can make your building outshine and stand out in the sea of buildings and skyscrapers quite like these faceted, jagged structures that are shaped like various precious stones such as diamonds and even geodes!

1. Rock Gym in Polur, Iran

Made by New Wave Architecture, this attractive looking building is designed like jagged crystals that can be found poking out of geodes. Who would have thought that this incredibly stunning masterpiece that is inspired by a geological process is actually a climbing gym?

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

2. Park & Suites Arena in Montpelier, France

A+, a French architecture firm, came up with an A+ design as well. The arena has a steel clad design that is designed to look like an amethyst gemstone – although it’s rather unusual, it ends up looking gorgeous.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

3. Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida

Yann Weymouth, the genius behind Louvre Museum’s infamous pyramid glass, combining a concrete wall with 1,000 glass-triangles that are sculpted in the shape of geodesic waves.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

4. The Octopus, London

Made by Make Architects, the Octopus is designed as a part sculpture and a part building. It features semi transparent shroud in metallic color which is equipped with LED displays that acts as a gigantic advertising board.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

5. Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland

This masterpiece is designed by Farshid Moussavi, the six sided building features reflective panels that respond to any changes around the building – be it movement, light, or weather – giving visitors constantly changing and unique perceptions.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

6. Health Department Offices in Bilbao, Spain

Coll-Barreau Architecture faced a huge issue of Bilbao’s incredibly restrictive rules when it comes to zoning, however the department building needed a make over. Fortunately this limitation didn’t stop him and instead, he came up with a facade idea in the form of faceted glasses. Not only is the idea making it look incredible, but the daylight, temperature and air circulation are all better regulated after the renovation.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

7. Diamond Pavilion in Winchester

WHAT Architecture initially designed this pavilion as a means to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. This pavilion mimics the looks of a diamond with the help of transparent walls surrounding it which makes it seem like a modern-looking cathedral which is a stark contrast to the century old cathedrals around the pavilion.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

8. Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago

Krueck & Sexto Architects installed folded glass facades all over the building as an expression and representation of light that is fundamental to Jewish traditions.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

9. Orchard Central in Singapore

Made by DP Architects, this 12-story mall is beautifully wrapped in a facade of metal and glass that adds modern and futuristic touch to the building.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

10.  Faceted Atrium in Rome

This architectural shape like gemstones is combination of steel and glass structure is a facade addition to the infamous, century old Palazzo. Without sacrificing its historical values and ruining the historical context of this well-preserved landmarks, bringing in warmth and light that illuminates its insides.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

11.  World University Games Stadium in Shenzhen, China

This trio stadiums feature a geometric shape that, when it is illuminated at night, will resemble the look of a glowing crow.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

12.  The Diamond Chapel in Bali

This architectural shape like gemstones is a wedding chapel that belongs to Grand Bali Beach Hotel in Sanur features a gigantic blue-colored diamond that sits in clear blue waters – giving the chapel a dramatic look.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

13.  The Yellow Diamond in Seoul, South Korea

Jun Mitsui and associates from Unsangdong Architects combined angled planes of yellow glass and a frit pattern to create a unique looking gem – which they believe properly represents the creative district and its visions.

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

Architectural Shape like Gemstones

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