Here is a list of the most impressive examples of postmodern architecture
The buildings, situated on the Marcanti Eiland, in front of the De Marktkantine, were designed by Soeters Van Eldonk Architects. Their triangular shape is imitating the shape of the Marcanti Island. These are residential buildings, meaning there are people out there who can honestly say that their home is in Amsterdam, inside a pyramid.
The Ordnance Pavilion, located in Ambleside, UK, is an intriguing and characterful structure, sitting boldly in its context, and reminiscent of an isolated chapel, stranded in the vast context of the Lake District. It is imagined as a part of a network of similar lone structures dotted through the landscape. Studio MUTT designed, built, and installed the project.
Industry City Mural
The Industry City Walala mural was a fast track project completed in May 2018 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn in collaboration with London-based artist Camille Walala. The mural resides Building 1 on 2nd Avenue between 36th and 37th Streets on the back facade.
M2 Building is the first major commission of Japanese renowned architect Kengo Kuma. The 4,482.15sqm building was completed in 1991 and designed as Matsuda’s (Mazda) car salesroom. It now operates as a funeral hall.
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam
The structure of Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam is a lively stacking of various examples of these traditional houses, ranging from a notary’s residence to a work. The iconic green wooden houses of the Zaan region were the fount of inspiration for the hotel’s designer, Wilfried van Winden (WAM architecten, Delft).
The Binoculars Building is the unofficial name of what was formerly known as the Chiat/Day Building, a commercial building built in 1991 for advertising agency Chiat/Day located in Venice, Los Angeles, California, designed by architect Frank Gehry.
Ting1 is a house with 51 flats over an old courthouse in béton brut. The two buildings do never touch each other. The colors of the façade come from the local artist Bengt Lindström’s painting “Woman’s dance” from 1968.
Constructed in 2011 and designed by Tomi Ungerer and Ayla Suzan Yöndel, the cat building includes a door for a mouth below a whisker-lined nose, windows for eyes, and a classroom in its belly. For added fun, kids can even ride down its tail that doubles as a slide.
The Museum Garage is located in the Miami Design District, a neighborhood dedicated to innovative art, design, and architecture. Featuring the work of five designers, the seven-story mixed-use structure will feature ground-floor retail spaces and a capacity of 800 vehicles. For the project, In 2015, Design District developer Craig Robins, commissioned architect and curator Terence Riley to develop the concept for Museum Garage. WORKac, J. Mayer. H, Clavel Arquitectos, and Nicolas Buffe were selected to create the garage’s facades, along with Riley’s own architectural firm K/R (Keenen/Riley).Exquisite Corpse.
A House for Essex
A House for Essex is designed by FAT Architecture and Grayson Perry. It is both an artwork in itself and the setting for a number of works by Perry exploring the special character and unique qualities of Essex. The building has been designed to evoke the tradition of wayside and pilgrimage chapels. It belongs to a history of follies, whilst also being deeply of its own time.
China Wharf is a grade II listed residential building in Bermondsey, in London. It was designed in 1982–83 by Piers Gough of CZWG.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
The Walt Disney Concert Hall at 111 South Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, California, is the fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center and was designed by Frank Gehry. It was opened on October 24, 2003.
The Piazza d’Italia is an urban public plaza located behind the American Italian Cultural Center at Lafayette and Commerce Streets in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. It is controlled by the New Orleans Building Corporation (NOBC), a public benefit corporation wholly owned by the City of New Orleans. Completed in 1978 according to a design by noted postmodern architect Charles Moore and Perez Architects of New Orleans, the Piazza d’Italia debuted to widespread acclaim on the part of artists and architects.
The Neue Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart, Germany, was designed by the British firm James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates, although largely accredited solely to partner James Stirling. It was constructed between 1979 and 1984. The building has been claimed as the epitome of Post-modernism.