Skyscrapers take up the lion's share in the architecture of the world's largest megapolises. Many skyscrapers became staples of the city skyline even though some of them boast an unorthodox design. The designers try and integrate plants into the usual glass and concrete of your typical high-rise. Professionals go for the environmental touch. Many skyscrapers look almost transparent not to overhang the pedestrians. We present to you eight unconventional high-rise designs.
Photos of recent events: World’s 5 most powerful women
For the seventeenth year in a row, Forbes publishes its ranking of the most influential women in the world. The list includes one hundred recognized women from thirty countries. They are heads of state, politicians, CEOs, and even representatives of show business. Notably, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is an undisputed leader on this list for the tenth consecutive year. However, there are also newcomers who have been able to make it to the top five