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Contemporary Architecture- Bringing a new modern twist to the styles of the buildings

Jul 16th 2015 at 5:11 AM

Contemporary Architecture boasts a variety of influences and is still aspirational, risky, and visionary. The Contemporary Architect uses new materials but in an innovative manner. The architects push the technology and materials, beyond the boundaries. In recent decades, the practice of constructing such buildings has increased.

Earlier the buildings were built following the function that is the buildings were constructed just made for the living. But nowadays people look for over the top designs to their buildings. This called in the need of add a touch of modernism with some tweaks in the ways of constructing. These days, the buildings aren’t just a pile up of bricks. The contemporary designs are a great example of arts and crafts with application of latest techs and tools.

Contemporary architecture is includes the buildings that are classified and constructed according to exclusive style.

Features of Contemporary Architecture

Know here about the various features of the buildings featuring a contemporary architecture-

Modern movement- You will find that almost all the buildings built by contemporary architects boast the influence of Modern Movement. For example- Le Corbusier’s architecture has the influence of white walls, pilotis, architectural promenade and fenetre longuer. He not only described the vision of futuristic looking cities but all the designs of his buildings feature master planning models and sketches and modernity.

Exclusive building styles- Contemporary architecture has brought up some of the most innovative and amazing building styles of the century. From office buildings to single-family houses, the structures of the building feature contemporary styles, most of which look the same as they looked years ago. The buildings with contemporary architecture have some kind of a movement in them and they are identified by their exclusive styles.

A unique blend of varieties- The homes featuring contemporarily styles usually have a common attribute in them- that is they have an extraordinary exclusive design. The common attribute of this style is that its walls are constructed with the blend of variety of materials- stone, wood and brick. Glass is another common material that can be found in these homes. Generally, the shapes of contemporary homes include flat roofs, large overhangs, and split-levels.

The buildings with contemporary architecture are extravagant and fanciful. Usually they’re much more practical, refined and stylish. They have large windows and encourage saving of the energy and use of the solar power. In such houses, usually the split-levels are employed for better functioning of the house. Contemporary architecture is largely influenced by the evolving technology and it’s really interesting to see the exclusive styles and designs of such buildings.

The exclusivity and uniqueness of Contemporary architecture is matchless. If you are one of the wealthy lots then having a contemporary designed building is a thing of pleasure.


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