The South Korean government has granted approval to begin construction on what will be the world's first "invisible" tower. Called the Infinity Tower, it will be equipped with an LED facade system and optical cameras to give it a reflective skin — and a striking translucent appearance.
Gaze in amazement at this 112 foot-tall tower made from 500,000 individual bricks of Lego. The structure, which was built by students from Wilmington, Delaware, broke the Guinness World Record last night, thereby accomplishing the dream set by every kid who has ever clicked two pieces of Lego together.
Toby Melville-Brown began his Tower series as a fanciful mishmash of his favorite architectural styles. But as his towers grew more elaborate and fanciful, he began to imagine the futures in which these buildings might exist.
Some of the world's greatest architectural wonders don't feature straight vertical lines or cool curving silhouettes — there are leaning towers all over the world. Some of them were built that way, and some have just started to lean over time. Here are some of the most eye-popping photos.