Postmodern Architecture Buildings/Structures

List of famous buildings in the Postmodern architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Postmodern 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 Postmodern architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Postmodern architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. Examples of items on this list: Centre Georges Pompidou, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino and many more.

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  • One Angel Square

    One Angel Square is an office building in Manchester, England. Construction work began in 2010 and was completed in February 2013. The landmark building is the head office of the Co-operative Group. Standing 72.5 metres tall, the building forms the centrepiece of the new £800 million NOMA development in the northern quarter of Manchester city centre. The building cost at least £105 million to construct and was sold on leaseback terms in 2013 for £142 million. One Angel Square is one of the most sustainable large buildings in Europe and is built to a BREEAM 'Outstanding' rating. It is powered by a biodiesel cogeneration plant using rapeseed oil to provide electricity and heat. The structure ...more
    • City/Town: Manchester, England
    • Structural Height (m): 72.5
    • Style: Contemporary architecture, Sustainable architecture, Postmodern architecture
  • 10 Holloway Circus is a 399-foot tall mixed-use skyscraper in Birmingham city centre, England. It is named after the developers, Beetham Organisation, and was designed by Ian Simpson and built by Laing O'Rourke. The entire development covers an area of 7,000 square feet. It is the tallest occupied building in Birmingham and the 29th tallest building in the United Kingdom.
    • Opened: Jan 01 2006
    • City/Town: Birmingham, England
    • Structural Height (m): 121.5
    • Architect: Ian Simpson
    • Created By: Ian Simpson
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
  • 100 East Wisconsin, or The Faison Building is a skyscraper located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Erected in 1989 on the site of the old Pabst Building, its design is reflective of the authentic German architecture which has been preserved in downtown Milwaukee. It is bordered on the west by the Milwaukee River along the Milwaukee Riverwalk. It is the second tallest building in Wisconsin, behind the U.S. Bank Center, also located in downtown Milwaukee.
    • Opened: Apr 01 1989
    • City/Town: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 167.34
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
  • 100 First Plaza

    100 First Plaza is a 27-story, 136 m skyscraper in the financial district of San Francisco, California completed in 1988. It is the 30th-tallest building in the city. SOM served as the design architects for the 100 First Plaza development that was designed with several setbacks, along with a grooved and faceted façade, and contains several rooftop curtain walls, and a notable 19 m spire.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1988
    • City/Town: San Francisco, California, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 116.0
    • Floors: 27
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
  • 1000 North Water Street is a 16 story 296 foot tall post-modern high rise office building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is the tenth tallest building in Milwaukee, and was completed in 1991, right at the tail end of a construction boom in Milwaukee that started in the late 1980s, and included 100 East Wisconsin, Northwestern Mutual Tower, and the Milwaukee Center. The facade and windows are a light pink color, giving it a unique appearance among Milwaukee's skyline.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1991
    • Structural Height (m): 90.22
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
  • 461 Fifth Avenue

    461 Fifth Avenue at 40th street is a 28-story skyscraper located in the Grand Central Terminal area of the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City. The building was constructed in 1988 by the Mitsui Fudosan development group and designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1989
    • City/Town: New York, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 114.6
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
    • Construction Started: 1988