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Circular Architecture

A list of circular buildings and structures, though some veer closer to ovals than perfect circles.
Aldar HQ – World’s First Circular Skycraper

The Sea-based X-band Radar docked onFord Island (Pearl Harbor)
Image CrediT Flickr User Rednuht

The Shell House by Japanese architecture firm Artechnic

The Stockholm Globe Arena, known as the Ericsson GlobeImage Credit Flickr User Anders Adermark

Dalian Shell Museum by The Design Institute of Civil Engineering & Architecture of , China

Lbaragi Prefectual Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Dye 2, DEWLine radar in GreenlandImage Credit Flickr User Natural Life

The Sculptured House, Denver, CO

Hakka Tulou round earth buildings, Fujian province, China

National Theatre, Beijing, China

Vulcano Buono Shopping Center designed by Renzo Piano, Italy

Tietgen Dormitory by Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter, in Copenhagen, Denmark

Volcano House, California

Colosseum, Rome, Italy

4 responses

  1. Helena

    Check out the ALDar HQ in Abu Dhabi, the first circular skyscraper with a circular convex shaped facade.

    April 28, 2012 at 15:28

    • Spectacular! Thanks just added to list.

      April 28, 2012 at 23:29

  2. many many more here – round houses: http://roundhouses.wordpress.com/

    April 9, 2012 at 07:35

  3. very nice Architecture

    April 10, 2011 at 20:02

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