The world is home to several natural wonders that have been caused by so many environmental, geographical, and climatic factors that have left many who have beheld them in awe not just because of their outstanding beauty but also because of their colossus size, the grand canyons, the mount Everest are but a few.
Over time and with improvement in technology man have subsequently mastered the art of design and engineering to heights that are mind blowing, this article talks about ten of architectural wonders in the world that stretches the human imagination and is border-line genius.
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1. Empire State Building, New York City, NY
It is among the top architectural wonders of the world. Empire State Building is situated in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Its height is 443.2m including antenna height.
This art deco skyscraper stood as the world’s tallest building for more than forty years (it’s now 12th) and offers incredible views of The Big Apple.
The initial schematics for the building were drawn up in two weeks by Gregory Johnson and took just over a year to build, it was constructed in 1931 and the construction of its north tower was completed in 1972.