MODERN ARCHITECTURE and HISTORIC BUILDING Photo ARCHIVE
Downtown Los Angeles developed from a quiet little village to one of the leading urban
centers of western culture. Hollywood's movie industry was a major influence in the
way we think and feel and want to life, even when it comes to buildings and architecture.
Jesus was a roaming rabbi and former homebuilder with no intention to build houses
for himself or his followers. Today we find thousands of church buildings, honoring a
man who denied wealth and success, and knew: Love is a gift and not a given right.
Modern architecture is the style of the 20th century. Not only simplification of form and
elimination of ornament, also social matters of affordable housing in a growing urban
environment and the advent of an industrial society, changed objectives of planing and
construction of contemporary architecture and use of new materials and technologies.
Modern residential structure in Stuttgart
home to the famous Weissenhof Estate
and many underground subway stations
Futuristic highrise buildings of Singapore
Asia, once an experimental playground to
western architects, developed to an oasis
of green building skyscrapers with garden
storey as if there weren't enough wonders
Middle-East is the region around the Persian Gulf, between India and Northern Africa,
with an arid desert climate mostly know for vast quantities of crude oil and natural gas.
Buildings in this part of Asia are designed for sun protection and ventilation since ever
Focus of this photo archive of modern architecture in good old Europe is on concrete
buildings and sacred spaces, churches or temples. All structures are sorted by year of
construction and will provide a photo, the city or location and the name of the architect.
A modern church building constructed in
concrete represents the purity, simplicity
and clarity of modern architecture solely
designed for one purpose.