The human race has witness phenomenal progress over a period of time, which is showcased in the fields of science, technology, medicine and architecture. There are some amazing buildings around the globe which leave one totally awestruck and dumbfounded.
Here is a list of top 10 most amazing constructions in the world:
10. The Basket Building, Ohio, USA
The Basket Building Is a 7 story building in Newark, Ohio, which resembles the shape of a basket. The building houses the Longaberger’s Home Office and 192 feet long and 126 feet wide at its bottom level, increasing to 208 feet by 142 feet at the roof level.
9. Regatta Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
One of the most astonishing constructions in the world is the Regatta Hotel in Jakarta, which is a five star hotel spread over an area of 11 hectares. The hotel, which boasts of an Aqua Park, is made with a nautical theme and has a unique aerodynamic design.
8. Cubic Houses, Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Cubic Houses form a great attraction of the city of Rotterdam. The housing complex is formed as a set of cubes, which are tilted and made to set atop hexagonal poles. The lower level of the houses is in a triangular shape and hasthe living area.
7. Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada
Next on the list of top 10 most amazing constructions in the world is Habitat 67 in Montreal, Canada. The housing complex, created by ace architect Moshe Safdie, looks like an arrangement of kids cubes, which look quite interesting and precarious but is entirely stable.
6. Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Located in the holy city of Mecca, the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower sports an absolutely amazing look. It happens to be the tallest clock tower as well as the tallest hotel in the world, besides being the second tallest building in the world, just after Burj Khalifa.
5. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China
Another construction which is acclaimed for its amazing features is the famous Shanghai Tower in Shanghai, a building 2073 feet high and having 121 stories. In fact, it is the tallest building in China and third tallest in the world.
4. One World Trade Tower, New York City, USA
The amazing construction called One World Trade Tower in New York City has been built on the site of the 9/11 terrorist attack, where once World Trade Center stood in all its glory. The building reaches a height of 1776 feet and has 104 stories in all.
3. Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, Hong Kong
Featuring next on the list of most astonishing constructions in the world is the marvelous under construction project called Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Hong Kong. The 50 km link of bridges and tunnels, which will connect the three major cities, will be completed by 2016.
2. Dancing Building, Prague, Czech Republic
The Dancing Building is the biggest attraction of the city of Prague, all because of its unique construction and architectural brilliance. It seems that these buildings, called Fred and Ginger, are hugging each other and dancing.
1. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
The list is topped unrivalled by Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which happens to be the tallest building in the world, besides being the most amazing construction. It stands proudly, reaching a height of 2722 feet and has more than 30000 homes, 9 hotels, offices and shopping complexes.
Truly, all these constructions stand as a witness of the glory and progress that man has made in his stages of evolution over centuries.