10 Most Unusual Buildings in the World


8. Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

In 1988, UNESCO organized an architectural competition to design a re-build of the original library. A Norwegian architectural office, Snohetta, won the competition, rising above roughly 1,400 entries. The designers mimicked the legendary ancient library that was built during the classical Greek era. The reflection pools located around the perimeter of the building provide visitors with an amazing sight.

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