The World’s Coolest Buildings
Buildings do really shape the landscapes around us. Our Top 7 Coolest Building list (in no particular order) highlights some of the most extraordinary buildings around the world.
1.Crooked House, Sopot, Poland
The Crooked House, or Krzywy Domek, located in Sopot Poland is a shopping centre made famous for its animated and cartoon-like appearance. This image has not been edited we promise!
2. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
Standing at 830m tall, The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building. There are approximately 24,000 windows on the skyscraper, which takes a team of 36 people three months to fully clean.
3. Gardens by the Bay, Marina Reservoir, Singapore
The gardens comprise of three extremely funky, ecological parks. It is the ideal location for a picnic or an evening stroll. With its breath-taking views and fantastic events, the gardens are guaranteed to be a hit for people of all ages.
4. The Shard, London, UK
As the tallest building in Europe, The Shard is 309m high and is made from 95% recycled material. It is home to 10 apartments, which are estimated to cost a staggering £50 million each.
5. Lotus Temple, New Delhi, India
The winner of countless architectural, travel and engineering awards, The Lotus Temple is a Baha’i temple, it is open to all and is an ideal place to relax, pray and meditate.
6. Turning Torso, Malmö, Sweden
The Turning Torso is the tallest Nordic building. As its name suggests, the inspiration behind the tower’s design came from the human body. Can you see a self-portrait?
7. Absolute World Towers, Ontario, Canada
The towers, voted for by a large panel of residents and professionals, perfectly complement each other - as one bulges the other contracts. The unique design and widespread tourist appeal has made the towers a must see attraction in the city.