In the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, a wave-like building rises from a bed of concrete. Its immobile white walls look as though they’ve been frozen mid-ripple. The abstract architecture is unlike anything else in the capital city.
The Heydar Aliyev Center, which was designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid and completed in 2012, is rumored to be one of the most expensive buildings in Europe per square foot. Its rolling, flowing design made waves within architectural, engineering, and design circles and garnered it much prestigious international recognition.
|Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum||2020||4.8km||site_ao|
|Baku – the city of Lights de en ru sv||2019||4km||site_izi|
|The Maiden Tower||2019||4.2km||site_ao|
|State Archives Baku||3.5km||site_brutalism|
|Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower||2000||4.4km||site_whs|
|Azerbaijan in Eid: Top five things to do this festive season at the Pearl of the Caucasus||2019||2.9km||post|
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