What are the most unusual man-made structures on the planet?
Antilia, the residence of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani.
It is the world’s most expensive residence: it is worth over USD 1 billion. It has 27 floors of various heights. Some floors have extra-high ceilings. A normal building of this height could reportedly have upto 60 floors.
Here’s a split-up of how the sections are used:
It is said that it was constructed this way to display various styles of architecture in a single building. Which makes it kind of an abomination…
The Community Bookshelf at The Kansas City Public Library, Missouri. It runs along the South wall of the parking garage of the library. It consists of replicas of the spines of 22 books that are supposed to reflect a large variety of interests. The spines measure 25ft x 9ft and are made of signboard mylar.
The Kunsthaus Graz (Graz Art House) in Austria. Its creators call it the “Friendly Alien”. It’s not hard to see why
The style of architecture is supposedly called Blob Architecture. Well…
However, it does look quite stunning at night: