When land is scarce and expensive, there is no way to go but up! This is how the developers of the structures across the world address the problem of limited space. It didn’t stop them from constructing the most fascinating and thinnest buildings in the world.
These slim and towering buildings, however, are more expensive to build because they need an extra exterior wall to ensure safety and quality. Here are the most famous and most photographed thin buildings around the world:
Flatiron Building is the icon of New York City. In 1989, it was designated as a National Historic Landmark.
Kamenori (razor) House or the Pancake House is a famous building in Osaka, which is home to a restaurant named “Try Angle.”
It boasts of 43 stories with cascading terraces made of large glass. Each floor has three residences with rooms positioned on the corners, offering stunning views through glass walls.
Described as “world-class” architectural structure by the National Library Board, The Gateway is located in the Downtown Core of Singapore.
This skinny structure has semi-circular balconies, which provide tenants with a 180-degree view of the city.
The anarchic street angles in the city of Paris gave way to “thin slice” structures like the Skinny Haussmann Building, the most popular building in the district.
This thin building with an external lift is located in South Kensington, London.
It is so thin that it fits the side of the road in Nagasaki City. The ground floor has a Chinese restaurant.
Striking in its slimness is the Red Building in the city of Okayama.
This 16-floor building is found in Tarragona, south part of Catalonia.
This 12-floor building is one of the thin buildings in the overpopulated district of Tokyo.
This 790 feet high skinny glass tower which was designed by Henry N. Cobb is the New England’s tallest building and the Boston’s tallest for over 30 years.
In the neighborhood of Caltanissetta Province of Sicily Island, this Italian 3-story building is still occupied based on arranged balconies.
This Latin American slim structure has 15 floors but with no lift. Imagine climbing up every day to any of the upper unit!
It now holds the world record of being the narrowest building. It is so tiny that you need to take a hard look to notice it!
As world population grows, expect more of these types of skinny buildings to sprout everywhere. Meanwhile, enjoy the space around you because one day, there is a possibility that you will be living UP there!
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