Buildings stories

Move over Sydney…after 7 years of construction, the Guangzhou Opera House is now complete. Zaha Hadid's spectacular design integrates two separate buildings and the surrounding Pearl River. Considered the cultural center of Guangzhou, the opera house is a dazzling feat of modern design.
'Orange Cube,' a design from Jakob + Macfarlane Architects, is, well, exactly what it sounds like. This soon to be commercial and cultural complex in Lyon, France will have five floors of pure orange wonderfulness right along the River Saône.
SeARCH and Christian Muller Architects joined forces to design this underground dwelling in Vals, Switzerland. With a huge elliptical opening that lets in tons of natural light, this hobbit hole beats out all the other mountain homes for best view. Check out the other images below to see for yourself.