10 Art-Deco Buildings with Flat Roofs

Art deco is a style of visual arts, design, and architecture. It influences the design of furniture, jewelry, fashion, and cars, including buildings. Art-decor buildings are always interesting to see, especially when they have their own uniqueness such as a sleek stylized facade or a flat roof.

We have gathered 10 art-deco buildings with flat roofs that can inspire you. Check them out.

 

1. Cultural Center Eemhuis by Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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It is a project of a cultural center building located in the Netherlands. Cultural Center Eemhuis by Neutelings Riedijk Architects is an art-deco building with flat roofs that also has an awesome facade. This facade is studded with 2,400 small and large aluminum hemispheres.

Photographer: Scagliola Brakkee

 

2. Macau Central Library by mecanoo

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Designed by mecanoo, Macau Central Library is an awesome library that provides a forward-thinking platform for influencing its surroundings. It is an art-deco building with flat roofs and a unique facade inspired by the former modernist design of Hotel Estoril.

Photography: mecanoo

 

3. Liverpool Interlomas by Rojkind Arquitectos

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It is a department store designed by Rojkind Arquitectos in 2011. Designed as an art-deco building, Liverpool Interlomas is not only awesome with its flat roofs but also with its flexible facade and sleek stainless steel machine-like exterior.

Photography: Jaime Navarro, Paul Rivera

 

4. Institute for Sound and Vision by Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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It is an awesome 2016 project that consists of an audiovisual library, archives, a parking garage, a museum, and offices. Institute for Sound and Vision by Neutelings Riedijk Architects is an art-deco building with flat roofs that designed as a large Euclidian cube. Its colorful facade is the main highlight.

Photographer: Scagliola Brakkee

 

5. The Cube Beirut by Orange Architects

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Designed as an apartment building, this art-deco building with flat roofs is a whole new level to the concept of a high rise. The Cube Beirut by Orange Architects can generate attractive apartments with its unique shape and awesome height.

Photographer: Matthijs van Roon

 

6. Naturalis Biodiversity Center by Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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This art-deco building with flat roofs is also beautified by layers of stones that are interrupted by friezes of white concrete elements. Naturalis Biodiversity Center by Neutelings Riedijk Architects is an awesome program of a museum, offices and depots, and laboratories.

Photographer: Scagliola Brakkee

 

7. Lightbox by Marks Barfield Architects

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This new cultural center is an art-deco building that has overlapping ‘snakeskin’ anodized aluminum panels that come in five shades of silver and gold. Lightbox by Marks Barfield Architects contains galleries capable of displaying local artists’ work and international exhibitions.

Photography: Marks Barfield Architects

 

8. Alice Tully Hall by FXCollaborative

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It is an awesome 2009 project that opens up a heavy, brutalist building to the world around it. Located in New York, Alice Tully Hall by FXCollaborative is an art-deco building with flat roofs that also has a shear one-way cable net glass facade, transforming it into a new public space.

Photography: FXCollaborative

 

9. Ragnarock by MVRDV

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Located in Denmark, it is a modern and golden studded building of an awesome museum. Ragnarock by MVRDV is an art-deco building with flat roofs that also designed with a rock music architectural style. Its golden studded design becomes the main highlight of its architecture.

Photography: Ossip van Duivenbode, NL

 

10. Zibo Culture Center by Logon Architecture

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Located in China, Zibo Culture Center by Logon Architecture is a culture and education facility that consists of three individual building units. It is an art-deco building with flat roofs that also provides a library with reading rooms, a bookstore, book archives, administration offices, and a media room.

Photography: Logon Architecture

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