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Old November 19th, 2009, 02:51 PM   #1
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Buildings built on a road

Hello everyone, except the Westside shopping and leisure center, does there somebody know any project which is built on a road (like motorway, ring road around a city)?
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Old November 19th, 2009, 03:35 PM   #2
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Well, first you should give us some more information about the westside shopping center?
OK, google is my friend and it seems to be a shopping center by Libeskind in Bern, Switzerland (website)

Well, there is a housing complex in Berlin built upon an autobahn (Link, only in german, sorry)

And of course there is the airrail center in Frankfurt, not on a road, but on railway tracks.

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Old November 19th, 2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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Yes, it’s designed by libeskind, thanks
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Well, first you should give us some more information about the westside shopping center?
OK, google is my friend and it seems to be shopping center by Libeskind in Bern, Switzerland (website)

Well, there is a housing complex in Berlin built built upon an autobahn (Link, only in german, sorry)

And of course there is the airrail center in Frankfurt, not on a road, but on railway tracks.
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Old November 20th, 2009, 02:20 AM   #4
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interesting question indeed! And great examples by scyane

there are quite a few, that I know of

another one in Berlin, a 70's project nicknamed Bierpinsel


Renzo Piano built the New Metropolis museum in Amsterdam, which is built on the tunnel-exit of an ingoing semi-highway.


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In The Hague there is the Malietoren by Benthem en Crouwel, on top of the highway entering the city.

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Old November 20th, 2009, 02:36 AM   #5
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Well, first you should give us some more information about the westside shopping center?
OK, google is my friend and it seems to be a shopping center by Libeskind in Bern, Switzerland (website)

Well, there is a housing complex in Berlin built upon an autobahn (Link, only in german, sorry)

And of course there is the airrail center in Frankfurt, not on a road, but on railway tracks.
here is a translated version of the german-only page: click here!
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Old November 20th, 2009, 02:46 AM   #6
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there are a couple of buildings like this in the western part of Downtown Minneapolis, i will try to get out there and take some pictures
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Old November 20th, 2009, 12:22 PM   #7
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good exemples

[QUOTE=Concrete Stereo;46488523]interesting question indeed! And great examples by scyane

there are quite a few, that I know of
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Old November 20th, 2009, 02:32 PM   #8
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Vicente Calderón stadium (where spanish football team Atlético de Madrid plays) is partially over a road. But it's going to be demolished in 2013.


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Old November 20th, 2009, 03:17 PM   #9
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You won't see Japan with the same eyes after looking at this:





http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gate_Tower_Building
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Old November 20th, 2009, 04:14 PM   #10
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ahja, I love that building

Tokyo apparently is full if this kind of crazy stuff
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Old December 21st, 2009, 05:34 PM   #11
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Prudential Center in Boston, MA, USA. Includes a 52 floor skyscraper built over I-90.
Copley Center in Boston over I-90.
A parking garage over I-90 in Boston.
There is a hotel in Chestnut Hill, MA built over I-90.
A Grocery Store over I-90 in Newton, MA.

Also, Fall River, MA, USA city hall is built over I-195.

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Old December 21st, 2009, 06:18 PM   #12
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Amsterdam ArenA

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Old December 21st, 2009, 09:27 PM   #13
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The new Palace of Justice in Antwerp, Belgium is built over the A112.





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Old December 21st, 2009, 11:41 PM   #14
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in my city
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 01:42 AM   #15
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Tower Bridge is a pretty famous example



edit: maybe it isn't classed as "built on a road" because it was buildt together etc. In that case I'm sorry
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The famous tunnel often seen in F1 in Monaco is under a building tho.

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Old December 22nd, 2009, 08:04 AM   #17
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The first thing you do when you enter boston is drive right under those two buildings, its a sight to see.
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Old December 23rd, 2009, 02:09 AM   #18
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Here's an example from my city. Not as big as most of those developments, but a nice use of space anyway!

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Old December 23rd, 2009, 12:35 PM   #19
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Old December 23rd, 2009, 02:32 PM   #20
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it is plenty of them.The most amazing i have ever seen they are in Lorca (Murcia).
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