Khan Shatyr Commercial Center – Kazakhstan
Khan Shatyr is a work that shows the amazing effect comes from the ingenious combination of traditional architecture with the materials and nuances of the 21st century. Besides being a top commercial center, people also regard Khan Shatyr as the largest size hut in the world.
Life circle – China
This giant circle is a symbolic structure of the Chinese nation. In addition to the value of aesthetics, thanks to the design of breaking all the standards combined with the system of 10,000 multicolor bulbs, the building has the height of this 56-storey building. It is also an observatory for traveling Guests can enjoy the whole view of the city from above.
The Shard is the name of the second tallest skyscraper in Europe and also the pride of the misty people. This is an office complex, commercial center and exhibition area with 72 floors. At the same time, the top of the tower is also the place where the highest observation deck in the UK is located.
Grande Arche Gate – France
The French always show that, they know how to blow their souls into architectural works, to raise its artistic value. Grande Arche is a good example of this.
The work of architect Johann Otto von Spreckelsen, the work was built at the request of French President François Mitterrand to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the French revolution. Besides, it is also to extend the history axis starting from the statue of Louis XIV riding horse in the Louvre museum to the Arc de Triomphe.
The exterior of the Grande Arche is covered with glass with toughened glass panels combined with marble from Carrara in Italy. In addition, with its special shape, this work is also known as “Triumphal Arch of the 21st Century”.
Maeslantkering Dam – Netherlands
In response to the consequences of the storms, the Dutch created the most powerful river irrigation in human history – Maeslantkering. This machine acts as a controllable barrier.
Under normal conditions, Maeslantkering will always be in an open state. However, when the weather turned bad, the river water flow increased. Its two arched doors would be closed to prevent the flood risk in less than an hour.
Glass bridge – China
Just inaugurated not too long ago, the stealth bridge at Zhangjiajie, China used to surprise people about the work far beyond the limits of this architecture.
Although made almost entirely of glass, this bridge has an amazing length of 429.7 meters. However, what is really worth mentioning is its excellent bearing capacity.
If you have doubts about the safety of walking on this bridge, you need to know that its glass can bear the weight of a passing car.