The Old Bridge of Konitsa (Greece)This centuries-old bridge in Greece spans the river Aoos, which isfull in winter. If you lookcarefully to the right under the top of the bridge, you can see a small bell. Villagers say that when there is enough wind to make the bell sound, it is too dangerous to cross the bridge.
Pulau Langkawi'sSuspended Bridge (Malaysia)This sky bridge spans around the gorge on Pulau Langkawi, which is the largest island in the Langkawi archipelago, Malaysia. It's suspended at 687 m above sea level, offering magnificent views of the Andaman Sea and Thailand's Tarutao Island. The view from the bridge is really breathtaking – its curves provide differentperspectives of the landscapes. The Sky Bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the worldThe Astra HausThe strange building is actually a brewery in Hamburg, Germany. The floors can move up or down on its skinny column core. As of now, the unique building has been destroyed. One of its more famous beer brands was recently bought by a big refreshment corporation. And that beer brand was called Astra.
Crooked HouseYou know that your looking at a real building right? The Crooked House was built in 2004 as an addition at a popular shopping center, and isa major tourist attraction in Sopot, Poland. We just wonder what happens when someone who's under a controlled substance sees this building for the first time in their life.
Mukesh Ambani's World First Billion-Dollar HomeAmbanis wanted to build a custom home. They consulted with architecture firms Perkins + Will and Hirsch Bedner Associates, the designers behind the Mandarin Oriental, basedin Dallas and Los Angeles, respectively. Plans were then drawn up for what will be the world's largest and most expensive home Antilla: a 27-story skyscraper in downtown Mumbai with a cost nearing $2 billion.Burj Khalifa - The world's tallest skyscraperBurj Khalifa formerly known as Burj Dubai, is the world's tallest skyscraper located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of thestructure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially openedon 4 January 2010.The world's tallest tower, developed by Emaar Properties, was unveiled on January 4, 2010 to a crowd of more than 400,000 and the world in a crescendoof lasers, fountain displays and fireworks lit up the night sky.The tower's height breaks all existing world records for tall buildings.The total cost for the Burj Khalifa project was about US$1.5 billion and for the entire new"Downtown Dubai", US$20 billion. Mohamed Ali Alabbar, the Chairman of Emaar Properties, speaking at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 8th World Congress, said in March 2009 that the price of office space at Burj Khalifa had reached US$4,000 per sq ft (over US$43,000 per m) and that the Armani Residences, also in Burj Khalifa, were selling for US$3,500 per sq ft (over US$37,500 per m).The completion of the tower coincided with a worldwide economic slump and overbuilding, causing it to be described as "the latest... of monuments to architectural vacancy."Qingdao Haiwan - The Worlds Longest Sea BridgeChina has unveiled the worlds longest sea bridge, which stretches a massive 26.4 miles five miles further than the distance between Dover and Calais and longer than a marathon. The QingdaoHaiwan Bridge was completed on December 27, 2010 andis 26.4 miles long - the equivalent of 174 Tower Bridges, links the main urban area ofQingdao city, East Chinas Shandong province, with Huangdao district, straddling the JiaozhouBay sea areas. The road bridge, which tookfour years and cost a cool 5.5 billion pounds to build
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