People usually associate modern architecture with concrete and glass but some architects also dare with something else, color. Here are some examples of how colored buildings differ considerably from boring gray and brown buildings. The color does not have to be reserved for the interiors, also the facades can show off their best colors to give a cheerful touch to the urbanism of a city.
After the Expo-2008 in Saragossa A large number of buildings built for the occasion were left empty. The exhibition had the theme of sustainable development, so the buildings were converted into the largest business park in Spain. The internal structure of the building was renewed and color was added to the facades with metal tubes in different colors.
The main idea of the architects hired by Nestlé was to make a museum as unusual as possible so that young visitors believe in the magical origins of chocolate. The choice fell on a polygonal structure reminiscent of origami. Its about Nestlé Museum in Toluca , Mexico.
Villiot-Rapée Apartments It is a construction by Harmonic + Masson that tried to create an urban home next to the Seine, in Paris, that would bring something new and different. The asymmetrical arrangement of the plants favors the entry of natural light into the apartments.
The Neuropsychiatric Center of the Hospital Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Zaragoza is an original idea of the Spanish architect José Javier Gallardo Ortega and tries to capture the drawing of an electoencephalogram. At the same time, he tries to make a topic visible, that of psychiatric diseases, which society tends to hide.
The building of Central St. Giles It was built by Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Fletcher Priest Architects and is a project that is part of the remodeling of the old industrial district of Camden. The different blocks that make up the building are connected to each other with glazed spaces. The facades are covered with ceramic panels in bright colors to create a striking effect.