10 most dangerous buildings of the world (10 photos)

1. Hanging Temple, China
Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery is located on a cliff height of about 75 meters in the area of ​​Mount Heng in Shanxi Province. The structure was built during the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-557), and has a history of over 1,400 years.

2. Castle Lichtenstein, Germany

Liechtenstein Castle is located on a rock in the Swabian Alb, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, at an altitude of 817 meters. Historically there have an old castle, but it collapsed after damage during the war in 1311 and was rebuilt by Duke William Urach in 1840-1842 years.

3. Takasugi, Japan

Takasugi literally translates as "tea built too high." It is located in Nagano, Japan, on top of two chestnut trees. Architect Terunobo Fujimori designed and built this one-room structure for their own use.

4. Tower Astra, Germany

Built in the mid-13th century, this church tower in Hamburg, Germany has a spire height of 27, 43 meters, made of oak, which was added to the structure in 1450. Since then, the spire started to bend because of the humidity.

5. Sutyagin House, Russia

Sutyagin House is a wooden house built by Russian businessman Nikolai Petrovich Sutyagin for 15 years, since 1992. In 2008, the tower was recognized fire and part of it was demolished by local authorities. The remaining four floors burned down May 6, 2012.

6. Puerta de Europa, Spain

This hotel is located in Madrid, Spain, Puerta de-Europa, and is a structure consisting of two identical sloping towers. The structure was built between 1989 and 1996 as a joint project between the American and Spanish architectural firm. Each building has 26 floors and a height of 114 meters with a slope of 15 degrees.

7. Meteora, Greece

Meteora in Greek literally means "floating in the air." Meteora is a medieval monastery and one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. Perched atop a towering natural rock formations, 24 monasteries were built in the 15th century, despite the incredible difficulties.

8. Garden City WoZoCo, Holland

Built between 1994 and 1997, the garden city west of the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, WoZoCo was a private home for more than 55 years. The original plan was limited by the number of apartments to 87 units in one block. Nevertheless, the demand for this number raised to 100 units. To save land resources 13 additional units were attached to the front to the north of the main structure.

9. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

The world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa is ranked second in the list. This bell tower of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, famous for its unintended tilt to one side. Construction of the tower began in 1173. However, only five or six years later, the tower began to lean to the southeast, which was due to soft ground on one side. At the moment, the angle of 16,000-ton tower became more dangerous.

10. Capital Gate, UAE

Capital Gate is a skyscraper in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. It was designed with an inclination of 18 degrees to the west, which is almost five times greater than the slope of the Leaning Tower. It has a height of 160 meters and 35 floors.

Source: www.smonitoril.ru


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