For all the cold and ice that winter dumps upon, you have to admit that ice can be beautiful—perhaps no more so than in this ethereal winter castle. Filmmakers Michael Sutton and Julian Tryba shot this time lapse in a hand-built Ice Castle in New Hampshire.
In the northern hemisphere, it's the season for building things out of snow and ice — including enormous castles and buildings. Here are some of the most impressive.
Brent Christensen's Ice Castles could be the haven for an ice queen or the hideout for a race of wintery sprites. But they're actually man-made structures, created by pouring water over an icicle structure. The results are towering architectural sculptures that seem plucked from a place of myth and legend and…