Oscar Wilde once eloquently stated, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”. However in many instances, architecture companies have seen the converse to be true. Join us as we take a look at five of the most mind boggling representations of real life, faithfully recreated by undeniably creative architecture design companies.
At times these structures seem to even defy gravity, mimicking elements of real life in such a stunning manner that it makes the inspiration behind the design instantly recognizable. Here are our top 5 picks, accompanied with the deepest respect for the brilliant architecture companies behind them.
Inspiration: Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Faraday Future, a company currently in the process of creating the world’s fastest accelerating electric car, had it’s Northern California campus devised by MAD architects, a leading Chinese architecture company. The campus seems like something straight out of science fiction novel!
It boasts of a high rise tower resembling an alien spaceship, with a ramp that leads from the soaring tower top directly into the showroom below, for eagerly waiting customers.
The Simone Handbag Museum in Seoul, South Korea took a three pronged approach in making a statement. By name, by design and by the contents of it’s gallery, the Simone Handbag Museum is stunning visual recreation of a handbag.
The Museum is also host to a plethora of eye-catching handbags contemporary and historical. It was designed by the architecture design company of Korean based architects, UAD and Charlie Smith Design.
Located in the Belgium’s capital city of Brussels, the Atomium is shaped after an iron crystal, albeit one that has been enlarged over 160 billion times! The outer exterior presents a glistening, steel chrome sheen that immediately draws the eye towards it.
Design by the architecture company of André and Jean Polak, the Atomium is dedicated to scientific progress, functioning as a museum with several constantly changing exhibits.
Built parallel to the seafront in Abu Dhabi, the Aldar Headquarters is an absolutely shining jewel of architectural excellence. Shaped like a clam, the circular building’s exterior seamlessly envelops a glass framework wrapped in a diamond shaped mesh, reflecting the pristine blue hue of the sea beneath it.
Aldar Headquarters was designed by Lebanon based architecture design company, MZ architects. The building is home to one of UAE’s most innovative developers, Aldar Properties.