2016 has seen the unveiling and ongoing construction of some important cultural buildings by notorious architectural studios. All inspired by new technologies and futuristic shapes, these buildings express all a desire of innovating the relationship between citizens and nature, mixing modernity and human. From the Italian famous studio Fuksas to the incredible Zaha Hadid Architects, without forgetting names such as OMA, a selection of the most remarkable architecture projects of the year.

Rhike Park Music Theater and Exhibition Hall by Fuksas / Photographer : Joel Rookwood

Elbphilharmonie by Herzog & de Meuron / Photographer : Maxim Schulz

King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture by SNØHETTA / Photographer : Saudi Aramco

Schaudepot Vitra Campus by Herzog & de Meuron / Photographer : Julien Lanoo

Nanjing International Youth Culture by Zaha Hadid Architects / Photographer : Khoo Guo Jie / Béton Brut

Faena Forum by OMA / Photographer : Iwan Baan

Mocape by Coop Himmelb(L)au / Photographer : Duccio Malagamba

Eur Convention Center by Fuksas / Photographer : Moreno Maggi

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center by Renzo Piano / Photographer : Yiorgis Yerolymbos

Taipei Performing Arts Center by OMA / Photographer : Chris Stowers

via : DesignBoom