Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo Casa Batllo is a popular building located in the center of Barcelona, Spain. Aside from its interesting and unique design, it is also well renowned by virtue of its architect, Antoni Gaudi. Locally, this structure is known as “Casa dels ossos” or the “house of bones” because of its bony and skeletal quality of architecture. Casa Batllo History Casa Batllo is actually a renovated classical bu

Mercury City Tower

Mercury City Tower The Mercury City Tower is an imposing and distinctive skyscraper that graces the Moscow skyline in Russia. Standing 338.8 meters or 1,112 feet, it was, for a while, considered as Moscow’s as well as Europe’s tallest building, overtaking The Shard in London when it was topped off on November 2012. The Mercury City Tower as been overtaken by another Moscow skyscraper, the Federation Tower, which is now co

One Central Park Sydney

One Central Park Sydney One Central Park Sydney is a two-tower residential building complex located in Sydney, Australia. It is considered to be the first stage of redevelopment in an area that was once dominated by a brewery. The building of One Central Park aimed to feature a structure built in harmony with its natural surroundings. It is designed to be a focal point of the urban renewal project that includes the development of a public

432 Park Avenue Building

432 Park Avenue Building 432 Park Avenue is a new super tall residential skyscraper located in midtown Manhattan in New York. Standing at 425.5 meters or 1,396 feet, it is considered to be the tallest residential building in the world. It is the second tallest building in New York after One World Trade Center and the third tallest in the US. However, when measured by roof height, 432 Park Avenue is considered as the tallest building in New

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower Shanghai Tower is a topped off mega tall skyscraper located in Pudong in Shanghai, China. It is considered to be the tallest of the three adjacent super tall skyscrapers in the Pudong area, namely, the Shanghai Tower, the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. At its current topped off state, the Shanghai Tower is already considered as the tallest building in China. Once completed, it is also consid

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort The Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort is a luxury hotel and resort located in Huzhou, China. The building stands on the shores of Lake Taihu. This 27-floor hotel takes a rather unique design for its structure- it is shaped like a doughnut or horseshoe standing on its side. Because of this unique feature, it is nicknamed as the Doughnut Hotel or the Horseshoe Hotel. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort History The Sher

AT&T Building Nashville

AT&T Building Nashville The AT&T Building is a 33-story skyscraper located in Nashville, Tennessee. Also known by its other names such as the BellSouth Building and the South Central Bell Building, many people in the area affectionately call it the Batman Building. This skyscraper has a unique design that many people have pictured as a giant taser. The AT&T Building is currently considered as the tallest building in the state of T

Comerica Bank Tower

Comerica Bank Tower Comerica Bank Tower is a 60-story Postmodern skyscraper located in the Main Street District of downtown Dallas in Texas. It is currently considered as the third tallest building in the city of Dallas and the sixth tallest in Texas. It was formerly known as the Momentum Place, Chase Center and Bank One Center after its previous tenants. Comerica Bank Tower History The Comerica Bank Tower was initially planned to be

Capital Gate Building

Capital Gate Building Capital Gate Building is a striking skyscraper in the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This building is noted for its unique leaning design, a departure from many of the vertically standing skyscrapers people usually see in the skyline. It is adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and is considered as one of the tallest buildings in the city. Because of its unique 18-degree leaning desig

Stockholm Palace

Stockholm Palace Stockholm Palace is the official residence of the Swedish monarch located on Stadsholmen in Stockholm, Sweden. Also called the Royal Palace, it serves a representative purpose for the King as he performs his duties as the head of state. His actual family residence is at Drottningholm Palace. As one of the Royal Palaces, the Stockholm Palace contains the offices of the Swedish Royal Family as well as the other membe