The new architectural way that revealed in many European countries in the 20th century after World War ll. The appalling war alarmed the kind of architecture desired in the post-war era. It chiefly provided a way to postmodernism in the 1980s. Influential architecture from around the world proceed to venerate and prestige the lives of normal citizens, it depends upon the opinion of the people. People desired serviceability and feasibility more than ever to rebuilt-from-scratch the entire city that was demolished at the epoch
These are the most conspicuous contemporary architects of the 20th century:-
- Frank Gehry
- Frank Lloyd Wright
- Zaha Hadid
- Philip Johnson
- I.M. Pei
The most important person who is the main reason for modern architecture is Frank Gehry. He is the most noticeable and prevailing architect of the world, who attained his limelight by designing his own house, The Gehry Residence is considered to be the early illustration of deconstructive architecture, located in Santa Monica, California.
Hagia Sophia is a Greek word means “Holy Wisdom”, it was buxom in AD 537 during the beginning of the Middle Ages is the erstwhile Greek Orthodox Christian Patriarchal cathedral, afterward an Ottoman imperial mosque and presently a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. It represents harmony, peace, and Tolerance in Turkey, a very important symbol and the meeting point of the religions of the world. The walls of Hagia Sophia show a fuse between Islamic arts and signs of Christianity.
The BT Tower was designed by Eric Bedford, it was previously known a GPO Tower that is The Post Office Tower, having Post Office code YTOW. Its construction started in 1961 and was accomplished in 1964. It is a communication tower located in Fitzrovia, London, possessed by BT Group.
This contemporary tower stands at 581 ft high, with a further section of aerial rigging carrying the total height of 672 ft. It has 37 floors, 2 elevators and is considered to be the tallest building of The United Kingdom until 1980.
The Taj Mahal means “Position of the Crown” a huge mausoleum of the white marble which
is located on the south bank of Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was built between the period of 1631 to 1648 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the commemoration of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Ustad Ahmad was the main architect of Taj Mahal, its area is 17 hectares and height is 240 ft. It is contemplated as the supreme architectural accomplishment in the whole range of Indo-Islamic architecture. It is visited by 40,000 people per day.
Taj Mahal is a place worth visiting once in a lifetime. I can still recall the memories when I visited this amazing place back in 2017 with my natural dental partners. Luckily we both were traveling to India at the same time and we visited a few places together. If you get a chance to visit India, you must go there.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
It is contemplated as the elite advanced art galleries in the world, it is an NYC architectural masterpiece consist of one of the finest art collection in the world.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is located in Manhattan, New York came into existence since the later 1930s. It is the contemporary art museum designed by visionary architect Frank Lloyd Wright