Museum Of Islamic Art, Doha Qatar
Qatar
(Phototravelography– flickr/creative commons license) I.M. Pei designed the Doha Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar, completed in 2008. He chose to create an artificial peninsula for the site, a 195 stretch of land in the center of the city that …
Musée des Confluences, Lyon France
France
(y.caradec– flickr/creative commons license) Coop Himmelblau designed the Museum of Confluences in Lyon, France in 2014. The museum is dedicated to natural science and anthropology, beginning with questions of man’s origins and purpose. The exhibits explain the big bang theory, …
Tree Top Path, Bavaria Germany
Germany
(markus spiske– flickr/creative commons license) Josef Stöger designed the Baumwipfelpfad Harz observation tower above the Black Forest in southern Germany. At a height of 40m, the upper platform is accessed by a wooden spiral pathway that is cantilevered infrom 12 …
Bosco Verticale, Milan Italy
Italy
(Kent Wang– flickr/creative commons license) Boeri Studio designed the Vertical Forest in Milano, Italy, completed in 2014. Two residential towers rise 80m and 112m. Shrubberies fill platforms of a variety of size to give the image of a forest. This …