This magical, 17-story tower is set to rise in Montpellier, France, after Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto won a competition to design it this week. The complex's name? L'Arbre Blanc, or "the White Tree."
Why is this forest floating 1000 feet above Taiwan's skyline, apparently sitting on a blue glow of anti-gravity beams? It's the Taiwan Tower, a giant steel superstructure that may become the most surreal piece of engineering I've ever seen.
This library in Japan is made with bookshelves. Which doesn't sound all that cool, right? A library in ordinary town, middle America has freaking bookshelves. But these bookshelves are 30 feet tall, line the walls and tower over the library.