Famous High-Tech Architecture Buildings

List of famous buildings in the High-Tech Architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of High-Tech Architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic High-Tech Architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular High-Tech Architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. This list contains items like Centre Georges Pompidou and Mercury City Tower.

This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous High-Tech Architecture buildings?" and "What do High-Tech Architecture buildings look like?"

  • 30 St Mary Axe is a commercial skyscraper in London's primary financial district, the City of London. It was completed in December 2003 and opened in April 2004. With 41 storeys, it is 180 metres tall and stands on the former site of the Baltic Exchange, which was extensively damaged in 1992 by the explosion of a bomb placed by the Provisional IRA in St Mary Axe, the street from which the tower takes its name. After plans to build the 92-storey Millennium Tower were dropped, 30 St Mary Axe was designed by Norman Foster and Arup Group and it was erected by Skanska, with construction commencing in 2001. The building has become an iconic symbol of London and is one of the city's most widely ...more
    • Opened: Apr 28 2004
    • City/Town: London, England
    • Structural Height (m): 180.0
    • Floors: 40
    • Created By: Ken Shuttleworth, Sir Norman Foster
    • Style: High-Tech Architecture, Sustainable architecture, Structural Expressionism
  • The Bank of China Tower is one of the most recognisable skyscrapers in Admiralty, Hong Kong. It houses the headquarters for the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. The building is located at 1 Garden Road, in Central and Western District on Hong Kong Island. Designed by I. M. Pei and L.C Pei of I.M Pei and Partners, the building is 315.0 m high with two masts reaching 367.4 m high. It was the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, and it was the first building outside North America to break the 305 m mark. It is now the fourth tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong, after International Commerce Centre, Two International Finance Centre and Central Plaza. Hung Chen, then the deputy ...more
    • Opened: May 17 1990
    • City/Town: Hong Kong, China
    • Structural Height (m): 315.0
    • Floors: 72
    • Created By: I. M. Pei
    • Style: High-Tech Architecture
  • Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has been called "The only worlds 7 star Hotel" and is the third tallest hotel in the world; however, 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship.
    • Opened: Dec 01 1999
    • City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • Structural Height (m): 321.0
    • Floors: 70
    • Created By: Carlos Ott, Tom Wright
    • Style: High-Tech Architecture
  • Centre Georges Pompidou is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture by the architectural team of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, along with Gianfranco Franchini. It houses the Bibliothèque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research. Because of its location, the Centre is known locally as Beaubourg. It is named after Georges Pompidou, the President of France from 1969 to 1974 who commissioned the building, and ...more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1977
    • City/Town: 4th arrondissement, Paris, France
    • Created By: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Peter Rice
    • Style: Brutalist architecture, High-Tech Architecture, Postmodern architecture
  • Centre Pompidou – Metz

    The Centre Pompidou-Metz is a museum of modern and contemporary arts located in Metz, capital of Lorraine, France. It is a branch of Pompidou arts centre of Paris, and features semi-permanent and temporary exhibitions from the large collection of the French National Museum of Modern Art, the largest European collection of 20th and 21st century arts. The museum is the largest temporary exhibition space outside Paris in France with 5,000 m² divided between 3 galleries, a theatre, and an auditorium. The first piece of the monument designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was laid on November 7, 2006, and the building was inaugurated by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on May 12, 2010. The ...more
    • Opened: May 11 2010
    • City/Town: Metz, France
    • Structural Height (m): 77.0
    • Created By: Shigeru Ban, Jean de Gastines
    • Style: Modern architecture, High-Tech Architecture, Postmodern architecture
  • Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center in Downtown Orlando, Florida, United States. It replaced the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, now renamed the Bob Carr Theater, originally built in 1926. The new performing arts center had its grand opening on November 6, 2014. Barton Myers Associates of Los Angeles is the design architect, with acoustics by Artec Consultants and Theatre Project Consultants designing the theaters. The venue was approved along with a new Amway Center and improvements to the Citrus Bowl after a series of hearings and votes, culminating in final votes in the Orange County Board of County Commissioners on July 26, 2007, and the Orlando City ...more
    • Opened: Jan 01 2012
    • City/Town: United States of America
    • Style: High-Tech Architecture