15 of the Most Amazing Buildings You’ll Ever See

    RYUGYONG HOTEL [Pyongyang, North Korea] is a tall hotel that never opened for business. The project has been put on hold numerous times due to financial and structural issues. (WeChat)The HOLE HOUSE [Texas, USA] was an art project done to a building scheduled for demolition. The Hole House only stood for a few months.  (WeChat)The SANZHI UFO HOUSES [New Taipei City, Taiwan] are pod-like structures built as part of a vacation resort. The resort never caught on, and the houses have already been demolished. (WeChat)The WALL HOUSE 2 [Groningen, Netherlands] is a series of living structures intersected by a wall. After being conceived in the United States, the project was later realized in Europe. (WeChat)The GRAND LISBOA [Macao, China] is just off the southern coast of Mainland China. It is a luxurious hotel and casino, full of top restaurants. (WeChat)The GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBOA [Bilbao, Spain] is a modern art museum built along the coast of Spain. After completing construction in 1997, the museum’s popularity revitalized the region. (WeChat)The BAHAI LOTUS TEMPLE [New Delhi, India] resembles a lotus flower. 27 lotus petal-like structures surround it on all sides. (WeChat)The NATIONAL LIBRARY OF BELARUS [Minsk, Belarus] is one of the most unique looking libraries in the world. Besides looking cool and being huge, it sees thousands of visitors a day who seek library materials. (WeChat)CONTAINER CITY [London, UK] is a structure of shipping containers outfitted as living and working studios. Since Container City was built, similar sites across London have been built. (WeChat)The WOODEN GANGSTER HOUSE [Arkhangelsk, Russia] was possibly the world’s tallest wooden structure. It was built by a rich Russian gangster. The owner was unable to complete the house due to a jail sentence. (WeChat)

    Sanzhi UFO Houses – New Taipei City, Taiwan

    The SANZHI UFO HOUSES [New Taipei City, Taiwan] are pod-like structures built as part of a vacation resort. The resort never caught on, and the houses have already been demolished. (WeChat)

    The SANZHI UFO HOUSES [New Taipei City, Taiwan] are pod-like structures built as part of a vacation resort. The resort never caught on, and the houses have already been demolished. (WeChat)

    Hole House – Texas, USA

    The HOLE HOUSE [Texas, USA] was an art project done to a building scheduled for demolition. The Hole House only stood for a few months.  (WeChat)

    The HOLE HOUSE [Texas, USA] was an art project done to a building scheduled for demolition. The Hole House only stood for a few months. (WeChat)

    Ryugyong Hotel – Pyongyang, North Korea

    RYUGYONG HOTEL [Pyongyang, North Korea] is a tall hotel that never opened for business. The project has been put on hold numerous times due to financial and structural issues. (WeChat)

    RYUGYONG HOTEL [Pyongyang, North Korea] is a tall hotel that never opened for business. The project has been put on hold numerous times due to financial and structural issues. (WeChat)

    National Library of Belarus – Minsk, Belarus

    The NATIONAL LIBRARY OF BELARUS [Minsk, Belarus] is one of the most unique looking libraries in the world. Besides looking cool and being huge, it sees thousands of visitors a day who seek library materials. (WeChat)

    The NATIONAL LIBRARY OF BELARUS [Minsk, Belarus] is one of the most unique looking libraries in the world. Besides looking cool and being huge, it sees thousands of visitors a day who seek library materials. (WeChat)

    Grand Lisboa – Macao, China

    The GRAND LISBOA [Macao, China] is just off the southern coast of Mainland China. It is a luxurious hotel and casino, full of top restaurants. (WeChat)

    The GRAND LISBOA [Macao, China] is just off the southern coast of Mainland China. It is a luxurious hotel and casino, full of top restaurants. (WeChat)

    Guggenheim Museum Bilboa – Bilbao, Spain

    The GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBOA [Bilbao, Spain] is a modern art museum built along the coast of Spain. After completing construction in 1997, the museum’s popularity revitalized the region. (WeChat)

    The GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBOA [Bilbao, Spain] is a modern art museum built along the coast of Spain. After completing construction in 1997, the museum’s popularity revitalized the region. (WeChat)

    Bahai Lotus Temple – New Delhi, India

    The BAHAI LOTUS TEMPLE [New Delhi, India] resembles a lotus flower. 27 lotus petal-like structures surround it on all sides. (WeChat)

    The BAHAI LOTUS TEMPLE [New Delhi, India] resembles a lotus flower. 27 lotus petal-like structures surround it on all sides. (WeChat)

    Container City – London, UK

    CONTAINER CITY [London, UK] is a structure of shipping containers outfitted as living and working studios. Since Container City was built, similar sites across London have been built. (WeChat)

    CONTAINER CITY [London, UK] is a structure of shipping containers outfitted as living and working studios. Since Container City was built, similar sites across London have been built. (WeChat)

    House Attack – Vienna, Austria

    HOUSE ATTACK [Vienna, Austria] was a collaboration between Austria’s biggest art museum, the MUMOK, and artist Erwin Wurm. This outdoor exhibit has since been removed. (WeChat)

    HOUSE ATTACK [Vienna, Austria] was a collaboration between Austria’s biggest art museum, the MUMOK, and artist Erwin Wurm. This outdoor exhibit has since been removed. (WeChat)

    Wooden Gangster House – Arkhangelsk, Russia

    The WOODEN GANGSTER HOUSE [Arkhangelsk, Russia] was possibly the world’s tallest wooden structure. It was built by a rich Russian gangster. The owner was unable to complete the house due to a jail sentence. (WeChat)

    The WOODEN GANGSTER HOUSE [Arkhangelsk, Russia] was possibly the world’s tallest wooden structure. It was built by a rich Russian gangster. The owner was unable to complete the house due to a jail sentence. (WeChat)

    Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel – Colorado, United States

    The AIR FORCE ACADEMY CADET CHAPEL [Colorado, United States] is a place where air force students of various faiths come to worship. The chapel is constructed of 17 steel spires.  (WeChat)

    The AIR FORCE ACADEMY CADET CHAPEL [Colorado, United States] is a place where air force students of various faiths come to worship. The chapel is constructed of 17 steel spires. (WeChat)

    Solar Furnace – Odeillo, France

    The SOLAR FURNACE [Odeillo, France], located high in the Pyrenees Mountains, is the largest solar furnace in the world. It employs 10,000 mirrors to generate 6,300 degrees Fahrenheit of heat. (WeChat)

    The SOLAR FURNACE [Odeillo, France], located high in the Pyrenees Mountains, is the largest solar furnace in the world. It employs 10,000 mirrors to generate 6,300 degrees Fahrenheit of heat. (WeChat)

    Dome House – Florida, USA

    he DOME HOUSE [Florida, USA] consists of a series of round bubble-shaped houses built in the early 1980′s. A series of hurricanes and rising water levels are gradually submerging the structures. (WeChat)

    he DOME HOUSE [Florida, USA] consists of a series of round bubble-shaped houses built in the early 1980′s. A series of hurricanes and rising water levels are gradually submerging the structures. (WeChat)

    Beijing National Stadium – Beijing, China

    BEIJING NATIONAL STADIUM [Beijing, China] was built for the 2008 Olympics. The stadium is also called “Bird’s Nest” due to its appearance. (WeChat)

    BEIJING NATIONAL STADIUM [Beijing, China] was built for the 2008 Olympics. The stadium is also called “Bird’s Nest” due to its appearance. (WeChat)

    Wall House 2 – Groningen, Netherlands

    The WALL HOUSE 2 [Groningen, Netherlands] is a series of living structures intersected by a wall. After being conceived in the United States, the project was later realized in Europe. (WeChat)

    The WALL HOUSE 2 [Groningen, Netherlands] is a series of living structures intersected by a wall. After being conceived in the United States, the project was later realized in Europe. (WeChat)

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