Friday Files – Movies with stunning Architecture – Have you seen them!?

Friday Files – Movies with stunning Architecture – Have you seen them!?

Here is the list of the top 20 most spectacular buildings seen in movies throughout the last decade!

Featured in Aeon Flux (2005)

Baumschulenweg Crematorium by Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank, Berlin, Germany

Featured in Twilight (2008)

Hoke House by Skylab Architecture, Portland, Oregon

Martin Vanger’s house (and torture cellar) in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Villa Överby by John Robert Nilsson Arkitektkontor, Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden

Featured in Quantum of Solace (2008)

ESO Hotel by Auer + Weber Architekten, Cerro Paranal, Chile

Featured in The Soloist (2009)

Disney Opera House by Frank Gehry, Los Angeles, California

Doubled as Ryan Gosling’s absurd bachelor pad in Crazy Stupid Love (2011)

The Skyline Residence by Belzberg Architects, Los Angeles, Calif.

Doubled as a secret lair in The International (2009)”

Phaeno Science Center by Zaha Hadid, Wolfsburg, Germany

See in Woody Allen’s Match Point (2005)

30 St. Mary Axe (“The Gherkin”) by Foster + Partners, London, UK

Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol (2011)

Burj Khalifa, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Dubai, UAE

Featured in: Shame (2012)

The Standard by Ennead Architects, New York, New York.

Featured in: Blade Runner (1982)

Ennis House by Frank Lloyd Wright, Los Angeles Calif.

Featured in: A Single Man (2009)

Schaffer House by John Lautner, Glendale, Calif.

Featured in: Iron Man (2008); also featured in Calvin Klein commercials

Razor Residence by Wallace E. Cunningham, La Jolla, Calif.

Featured in: The Big Lebowski (1998)

Sheats Goldstein Residence by John Lautner, Beverly Hills, Calif.

Featured in Gattaca (1997)

Marin County Civic Center by Frank Lloyd Wright, San Rafael, Calif.

Featured in: Children of Men (2006)

Battersea Power Station by Giles Gillbert Scott, London, UK

Featured in: The Dark Knight (2008)

Two International Finance Centre by César Pelli & Association Architects, Hong Kong

Featured in: Godzilla (1998)

MetLife Building (née Pan Am Building) by Walter Gropius and Pietro Belluschi, New York

Featured in North by Northwest (1959) and The Interpreter (2005)

UN Building by Wallace K. Harrison, Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier, New York

Featured in: The International (2009)

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum by Frank Lloyd Wright, New York

Featured in: Kanye West’s masterpiece Runaway (2010)

EggO House by A69 Architects, Prague, Czech Republic