Top 10 Buildings in the World by MagazinaOnline!!!
#10 – Hashtag Tower (Seoul, Korea)
#9 – Elephant building (Bangkok, Thailand)
Elephant building is one of the most popular buildings of Bangkok. It has been built in 1997. Designed by Sumet Jumsai.
#8 – Ren Building (Shanghai, China)
The Ren Building is the architectural creation of PLOT. The project was a proposal for a hotel, sports and conference center for the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. The building is seen as the two merging constructions. The first building, emerging from the water, is supposed for fitness and houses the sports and water culture center. The second building, emerging from land, intended for the spirit and enlightenment, and houses the conference center. The two buildings are to meet in a 1000-room hotel, a building for living. Ren Building a recognizable landmark for the World Expo in China.
#7 – Swastika building (California, USA)
This is U.S. Navy building in Coronado, California, that was unintentionally built in the shape of a swastika. Now, because of the public scandal, the Navy will be spending $ 600,000 to change the shape of the building.
#6 – Wing-shaped Zayed National Museum (UAE)
This wing-shaped is located on the island of Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE. This will be the first museum for the island for showcasing the history, culture, and the social and economic transformation of the Emirates.
The museum consists of five wings-shaped towers extending from a man-made mound of green space, which contains the gallery. The towers act as thermal chimneys and draw cooling currents through the museum flows without any need for electricity.
#5 – Dancing House (Czech Republic)
Dancing House is an architectural masterpiece in downtown Prague. It got its name do to its unusual shape. The original name was Fred and Ginger (after Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) as it resembles dancing couple. The house was designed by Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunic and finished in 1996.
#4 – “COR” Building (Miami, Florida, USA)
The cost of elegant and comfortable COR apartments varies from $ 400,000 to $ 2 million. Each such dwelling has an equipment standard power-saving appliances Energy Star, ceramic flooring secondary processing of glass and bamboo lined corridors. COR is 113 residential units, more than 6,000 square meters of office space and 1,650 square meters of retail locations.
#3 – Wooden Skyscraper (Vancouver, USA)
Seemingly radical idea of building a wooden skyscraper is not so strange after all. Architect Michael Green indicates two major advantages that wood has over concrete and steel – it is eco-friendly and cost-effective.
#2 – Coin Building (UAE)
The building was designed MZ Architects and opened in 2010. This coin-shaped building is the first circular skyscraper in the world.
#1 – “The Egg” Building (China)
This beautiful structure known as “The Egg” is China’s National Center for the Performing Arts. This dome-shaped building is submerged in water and contains an Opera House, a Concert Hall and a Theater. This building is just as massive and intriguing below the surface of the water. Into “The Egg” is underwater corridors, underwater garage and even an artificial lake. The structure took over five years to build.