10 Incredible buildings that will leave you with your mouth open
10 Incredible buildings that will leave you with your mouth open
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10 Incredible buildings that will leave you with your mouth open

It is fascinating man’s ability to design and develop incredible constructions. Be amazed by what you will see next.

1. Hoover Dam, United States

Hoover Dam, United States
Henry J. Kaiser Builds Hoover Dam and U.S. Warships © www.history.com

This dam is one of the most important engineering works of the 20th century. Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, it is part of the attractions of the city that never sleeps.

2. Barrier de Maeslant, Netherlands

Maeslant barrier
Rotterdam © Mimoa

The Maeslant barrier was built in 1997. It was the last construction of the Delta Plan – charged with protecting the Netherlands from the sea – after the great storm of 1953. The gates are closed to stop the fast water flows.

3. Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental, China

Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental, China
Groundscraper Hotel InterContinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland. Groundscraper-Hotel-Songjiang-China © iDesignArch

This luxurious five-star hotel is being built on a canyon in Shanghai, China; can be considered one of the most modern. It will have an aquarium, a waterfall and 328 rooms. The price per night I do not want to imagine!

4. The Shard, United Kingdom

The Shard, United Kingdom
The Shard, London: The View from the Shard viewing platform opens – Telegraph © The Telegraph

This skyscraper built in the district of Souhtwark in London, UK, is considered the highest skyscraper in the European Union. The tower measures 306 meters and has 73 floors.

5. Vidraru Dam, Romania

Vidraru Dam, Romania
The cars at the Vidraru Dam © Only in Romania

Awesome view; the adrenaline 100% if you are in the highest part of this building.

6. Tianjin Eye, China

Tianjin Eye, China
Tianjin Eye, China © Wikipedia

This 120-meter-high attraction stands out as being built above the Yongle Bridge in Tianjin, China. It has 48 capsules with capacity for 384 daring passengers who want to live a unique experience. Would you cheer up?

 

7. Radio telescope of Arecibo, Puerto Rico

The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Dish Is Taking Shape Like a Giant Puzzle © Gizmodo

This incredible observatory stands out for its great size: nothing more and no less than 305 meters in diameter. Its main use is the observation of stellar objects.

8. Arc of Defense, France

Arc of Defense, France
CBD of La Défense from Arc de Triomphe © French Moments – French Moments © French Moments

This interesting almost perfect hypercube is 108 meters wide, 110 high and 112 deep. It contains a conference room and exhibitions, as well as a computer museum and a panoramic observatory in the west of Paris.

8. The Ring of Life, China

The Ring of Life, China
“Ring of Life” Fushun city, China (at night – multi-color) © Pinterest

This peculiar building of 157 meters high and three thousand tons, is intended to attract tourists; at the summit are some viewpoints. Many people have criticized it for its lack of functionality, although others assure that it is a door to travel to another dimension.

9. Judicial Highway Harry Pregerson, United States

Judicial Highway Harry Pregerson, United States
The Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange, LA © Pinterest

This highway located in California, is one of the most complex in the world and consists of four levels; its name is due to the federal judge who would direct this construction. The great advantage that it offers to the drivers is to be able to deviate towards the direction that they want irrespective of the route that follow.

10. Bagger 288, Germany

 Bagger 288, Germany
bagger 288 largest land vehicle in the world 10 The Largest Land Vehicle in the World © TwistedSifter

It is the largest excavator in the world, its weight is 13,500 tons. It’s a huge monster that needs four people to tame it. Surprising!

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