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Rainbow architecture, Stockholm, Sweden

Rainbow architecture. Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden

Rainbow architecture

Spring has finally filled the streets with bright sunlight, and houses some of the cities, shimmering all colors of rainbow have been the subject of art. The definition of color – the visual effect that is caused by the spectral composition of the light emitted, transmitted, or reflected by objects. Bright colors can change the appearance of a city significantly. Our mood, health, and happiness are all affected by the colors of our houses. Over the years, the bright colors in architecture become more popular. Thus, apartment blocks and public buildings are painted in intense colors, transforming the cities into kaleidoscope of colorful cityscapes – pink, green, blue, and red colors. So, if colors can brighten up our days, the understanding of color significance and color harmony is increasing around the globe.

Barranco, Lima, Peru

Rainbow architecture. Barranco, Lima, Peru

Did you know that the human eye can see 7,000,000 colors? Some of these are eyesores. Certain colors and color relationships can be eye irritants, cause headaches, and wreak havoc with human vision. Other colors and color combinations are soothing. Consequently, the appropriate use of color can maximize productivity, minimize visual fatigue, and relax the whole body.

Bristol, England

Rainbow architecture. Bristol, England

More light is reflected by bright colors, resulting in excessive stimulation of the eyes. Yellow is the most visible color of all the colors, it is the first color that the human eye notices. It is a wonderful color, the most cheerful of the spectrum. And yellow is a symbol of the deity in many global religions.

Caminito, Buenos Aires

Caminito, Buenos Aires

Color harmony is something that is pleasing to the eye, it is a balance in the visual experience. When something is not harmonious, it’s either boring or chaotic. The human brain will reject under-stimulating information. At the other extreme is a visual experience that is so overdone, so chaotic that the viewer can’t stand to look at it. Color harmony delivers visual interest and a sense of order. Extreme unity leads to under-stimulation, extreme complexity leads to over-stimulation. Harmony is a dynamic equilibrium.

Forest Spiral

Forest Spiral

The famous multi-colored house. In fact, the whole complex. This building is called “Forest Spiral” and is located in Darmstadt, Germany. Its designer Friedensreich Hundertwasser – the world-known Austrian architect, famous for his colorful architectural projects.

Rainbow architecture

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