Top 10: Sci-Fi Architecture
December 11, 2012
Architects have a thing for science fiction: museums that look like spaceships, skyscrapers covered in fish-scaley material, and all other sorts of mind-boggling structures. The great Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died last week, was perhaps the most futuristic of them all. Some of his most famous projects, like the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (above), appear to float above the ground, while his masterwork, Brazil’s capital Brasília, represents the designer’s vision of a utopian super city. Inspired by Niemeyer’s imagination we’ve compiled a roundup of other outstanding”sci-fi” buildings. Click through to see our picks, and be sure to share your favorites in the comments section below!