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42 Reflective Pieces of Architecture

From Water-Reflected Architecture to Reflective Ribbon Arenas

— October 17, 2013 — Art & Design
These creatively reflective pieces of architecture have used mirrored techniques as a way to turn an ordinary structure into a magnificent artistic product.

Designing a structure that will stand out from all the other up and coming buildings is certainly no easy task, which is why deciding to outfit these structures with reflective capabilities is a creative way to add an artistic touch to these buildings. Featuring wonderfully unique exterior features such as reflective material and mirrored techniques, these architectural designs are able to reflect light, capture the image of surrounding entities and in some cases even blend in to the environment.

From crystalline shopping centers to reflective funhouse facades, these reflective pieces of architecture will definitely have people on the street completely mesmerized by the sight of these artistic structures.
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Stadium-Shadowing Photo-Ops
Stadium-Shadowing Photo-Ops
The BP Pavilion Inducts Its Presence in the Olympics
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Mail-Order Reflective Residences (UPDATE)
Mail-Order Reflective Residences (UPDATE)
The Treehotel Mirrorcube is Now Available for Purchase
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Kitschy Nightclub Retailers
Kitschy Nightclub Retailers
The Shoebaloo by MVSA Fuses Footwear Shopping with Dancing
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Reflective Architecture Blogs
Reflective Architecture Blogs
The Puddling Photoblog Captures 'Architectural Puddle' Pieces
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Water-Reflected Architecture
Water-Reflected Architecture
The National Archives of France Building Features Fluid Seperations
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Crystallized Reflective Dwellings
Crystallized Reflective Dwellings
The 'Keystone Building' by Em2n is Czech Cubism-Inspired
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Whimsical Work Environments
Whimsical Work Environments
The 'Ocean of Dots' Office by Matsuya Art Works is Dynamic
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Forest-Reflecting Buildings
Forest-Reflecting Buildings
The Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre is Mirror-Clad
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Mirrored Medical Buildings
Mirrored Medical Buildings
Parkpraxis by X Architekten Blends into Its Natural Surroundings
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Trippy Reflective Seating
Trippy Reflective Seating
Mount Fuji Architects 'In Flakes' Benches Let You Sit on the Sky
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Fascinating Lava Lamp Facades
Fascinating Lava Lamp Facades
Nordwesthaus is a Contemporary Lighthouse for the Sailing Community
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Reflective Mountainside Residences
Reflective Mountainside Residences
Conference Crystal Iselsberg by MHM Architects is Breathtaking
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Ravishing Reflective Architecture
Ravishing Reflective Architecture
Eco-Friendly Salvation Army Building Design Receives Award
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Transparent Sin City Abodes
Transparent Sin City Abodes
The Veer Towers Give Residents an Unfettered View of Vegas
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Quarry-Crossing Reflective Resorts
Quarry-Crossing Reflective Resorts
Coop Himmelb(l)au Won the Dawang Mountain Resort Commission
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Reflective Surface Residences
Reflective Surface Residences
The Mirror House by Ekkehard Alteburger is Narcissistic
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Illusive Self-Reflecting Skyscrapers
Illusive Self-Reflecting Skyscrapers
The ‘Tower Infinity’ will be the World’s Ta
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Mythical Reflective Structures
Mythical Reflective Structures
'The Stone' is Inspired by the Legend of King Arthur
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Reflective Ribbon Arenas
Reflective Ribbon Arenas
The Seoul Urban Stadium is an Inspiring Setting for Community Sports
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Transparently Layered Interiors
Transparently Layered Interiors
The Urbatek Showroom by CuldeSac is Modern in its Design Aesthetic
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Secret Shed Workplaces
Secret Shed Workplaces
The Tina Tziallas Architecture Studio 'Black Box Office' is Slick
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Crystalline Shopping Centers
Crystalline Shopping Centers
The Starhill Gallery by Sparch is Luxuriously Faceted
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Luminous Free-Form Buildings
Luminous Free-Form Buildings
This Dubai Architecture is a Stunning Cube that Radiates at Night
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Mirrored House Installations
Mirrored House Installations
The Ekkehard Altenburger Temporary Installation Reflects Nature
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Mind-Bending Mirror Entranceways
Mind-Bending Mirror Entranceways
Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku Futuristically Welcomes Visitors
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Molten Metal Morphitecture
Molten Metal Morphitecture
This Tokyo Night Club Merges Sculpture and Architecture
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Reflective Public Art
Reflective Public Art
Crystal City Mind
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Futuristic Gas Stations
Futuristic Gas Stations
The McDonalds and Fuel Station by Giorgi Khmaladze is Incredibly Slick
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Mirrored Limestone Extenstions
Mirrored Limestone Extenstions
The House at Goleen by Niall McLaughlin Architects Extends Hillside
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Fanciful Futuristic Facades
Fanciful Futuristic Facades
This Renovation Project has a Sun-Protecting Perforated Metal Shield
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Bold Broken Mirror Eateries
Bold Broken Mirror Eateries
The Alegra Restaurant by Mr.Important is Dynamically Designed
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Reflective Rainbow Buildings
Reflective Rainbow Buildings
L'Ecole Professionelle in Viege by Bonnard Woeffray Architectes
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Mirrored Indoor Slide Abodes
Mirrored Indoor Slide Abodes
The 'Skyhouse' By David Hotson x Ghislaine Vinas is Incredible
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Extensive Spiralling Sculptures
Extensive Spiralling Sculptures
Sity by Sonik Module Wraps itself Around an Urban Park
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Reflective Funhouse Facades
Reflective Funhouse Facades
Mirror House by MLRP Features a Playful Exterior
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Human Hibernation Pods
Human Hibernation Pods
‘The Alpine Capsule' Mimics a Giant Drop of Mercury
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Temporary Reflective Shelters
Temporary Reflective Shelters
The Hexayurt Geodesic Dome is the Perfect Nomad Desert Refuge
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Pristine Prismatic Buildings
Pristine Prismatic Buildings
The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Toys With Geometry
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Reflective Ribbon Architecture
Reflective Ribbon Architecture
The PRISM by Marcelo Spina is Translucent at Night
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Reflective Coliseum Structures
Reflective Coliseum Structures
The Ring Installation by Arnaud LaPierre and AUDI is Optically Bold
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Reflective Polyhedral Architecture
Reflective Polyhedral Architecture
Manifold Masses Explores the Contrast of Solid and Void
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Reflective Pre-Fab Homes
Reflective Pre-Fab Homes
The A Cero Modularing House is one of a Kind in a Mass Produced Market
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