These are the stairs of the new Salvador DalĂ­ museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Encased in 18-inch thick concrete walls, it can resist a 165mph Category 5 hurricane without blinking.

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The director of the museum says that the architecture "combines elements of the classical and the fantastical," like DalĂ­'s own work. I will believe it when everything is covered in gold and time begins to melt. [Archdaily]