Top 10 Most Futuristic Building Designs in the World

Science and Technology has increased at an exponential rate in last few decades. Some people are still wondering why we don’t have flying cars yet, why we don’t have a time machine, why we don’t know anything about aliens. Apart from unknown facts and mysteries, you can find much more innovative and modern technology around us. There are already many buildings exists with visionary and advanced architecture. These revolutionary buildings also helped the country in boosting the tourism industry. These buildings are not only visually arresting, but also made an influence for future technology. Out of such futuristic buildings, we have picked out our favorite ten for you. Scroll down and read more about Top 10 Most Futuristic Building Designs in the World.

10. The Crystal

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The Crystal is a building on the Royal Victoria Marina, located in east London. The building is 18,000 square meters in size and use solar power for its energy. It is owned and operated by the Europe’s largest engineering company, Siemens. The building was designed with sustainable building technologies. It controls several devices such as windows, heating and lighting. It is the first building to receive the highest rating by the leading accreditation bodies, LEED.

9. Gardens by the bay

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The Gardens by the bay is a park covering 101 hectares in central Singapore. It consists of three gardens – Bay central, Bay east and Bay south garden. The main aim of the Singapore government is to transform Singapore from a Garden City to a City in a garden. The astounding and breathtaking structure in the garden is the Supertrees Grove. These are tree like structures, height ranges between 25 meters and 50 meters. They are contour with environmental technologies and hoe too many exotic and unique orchids, vines and ferns.

8. Galaxy Soho Building

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Galaxy Soho building is a magnificent building, opened in 2012 in Beijing. It was designed by Iraqi British architect Zaha Hadid and it covers an area of 330,000 square meters. There are 18 floors in total including three basement floors, 12 office floors and three shopping floors. It consists of four domes interconnected with each other by sky bridges. It has a fluid movement between each building that surrounds a series of public courtyards and a large canyon.

7 Absolute World Towers

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Absolute world towers are a residential complex, located in the Mississauga, Ontario. The design of the building was an architect MAD studio and developed by the Cityzen development group. Two towers twist 209 degrees from the base to the top. It also has six levels of underground parking. In 2012, a council based on urban habitat described the towers among the world’s best new skyscrapers.

6. Spaceport America

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Spaceport America is located in the Jornada del Muerto desert in New Mexico. It is described as the world’s first commercial spaceport, built in 2006. The runway length of the spaceport is 3048 meters. The site covers an area of 10,233 square meters. The construction cost of the spaceport America is estimated to be $209 million. The spaceport was built with an idea of environmental susceptibility which uses the earth tubes to cool the building.

5. Tokyo New National Stadium

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Tokyo national stadium is an Olympic stadium, located in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The stadium was opened in 1958 and first used in the 1958 Asian games. It was also used in 1962 Olympics games, 1991 World Championship and 1980-2001 Intercontinental games. On February 2012, authorities have decided to reconstruct the stadium. The estimated construction cost is $1 billion. It is planned that the new stadium would be completed by March 2019 and will host the 2020 Summer Olympics. It is also going to be the main place for the 2019 World Rugby Cup.

4. Crescent Moon Tower

Crescent Moon Tower

Crescent moon tower, 33 storey building, will be constructed in the Dubai within the next few years. It is in the shape of half-moon, planned to be built on the bank of the Caspian Sea. Dubai has been already famous for compelling architectures, the World’s tallest building Burj Khalifa and Palm Island situated here. The Moon tower design will board many restaurants, several cafes, library and a conference hall. It is planned to make the building for multipurpose usage. Crescent moon tower will become a popular tourist destination around the globe.

3. Biotic Arch

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In future, Biotic Arch is going to be the coolest Eco tower and also be the greenest. The Biotic Arch was architect by Vincent Callebaut, which releases zero emissions. The tower features many living facades and vertical gardens. The design of the tower is based to suck up the city’s carbon as much as possible. The tower is Eco-friendly and it receives all its electricity through the bio, solar and wind energy sources.

2. Songjiang Hotel

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Songjiang Shimao hotel is a fabulous hotel that is currently under construction in China. It is going to be built on the site of an abandoned pit and is expected to be completed in 2015. The hotel has 19 floors, out of which 17 are below the ground with two underwater floors. The five star underwater hotel has 400 rooms with a conference room for up to 1000 people and facilities for extreme sports such as bungee jumping and rock climbing. The investment in the project is around $550 million.

1. Lilypad

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It is expected that in future, the climate will warm up and the ocean level will rise. Lilypad is an attempt to prepare for the future for the extreme climate change. A Belgian artist has designed a floating ecopolis, also known as Lilypad. It is able to accommodate 50,000 inhabitants and ability to develop its fauna and flora around it. Its ability to float will help it to tackle with the loss of land due to melting of ice.

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Varun Kumar

Varun Kumar is an experienced science and technology journalist interested in machines, AI, and space exploration. He received degree in computer science from Indraprastha University. To find out what his latest project is, feel free to directly email him at 

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