Top 10 Wonderful Architectural Designs in the World
1. One World Trade Center, New York
Designed by David M Childs, this 1,776 feet tall building is a symbolic structure that stands just adjacent to the 9/11 memorial in New York City. It is the tallest skyscraper in the western world whose construction began in April 2006. It is important to note that the last element of One World Trade Center’s spire was fixed in 2013 making this particular skyscraper the fourth tallest skyscraper in the world.
2. St Paul’s Cathedral, London
This cathedral designed by English architect Sir Christopher Wren is London’s most iconic building. Located at the top of Ludgate Hill,St Paul’s Cathedral’s dome that measures nearly 112 meters is one of the largest domes in the world. It is worthwhile to mention that the original church on this particular site was founded in 604 AD
3. Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur
This 170 meters tall twin towers are an iconic landmark in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia’s capital. Between 1998-2004, these towers enjoyed the title of the tallest building in the world. This distinctive structure was created by architects Cesar Pelli and Achmad Murdijat, engineer Deejay Cerico and designer Dominic Saibo under the consultancy of JC Guinto.