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Year in Review 2010: Crazy, Outrageous, and Just Plain Ridiculous Buildings Year in Review 2010: Crazy, Outrageous, and Just Plain Ridiculous Buildings

Year in Review 2010: Crazy, Outrageous, and Just Plain Ridiculous Buildings

by Alissa Walker

January 7, 2011
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Despite a global economic crisis that slowed the construction industry to a halt, a bevy of supersize, supertall, super-expensive buildings managed to erect themselves around the world during the past year. The world's tallest building was completed in 2010, as was the world's new tallest tower, plus the largest private development in the U.S., and the world's first billion-dollar house. Now as for whether or not all these buildings are actually occupied... well, that’s a different story entirely. Let’s look back at a year of wild and wacky architectural achievements (and a few that have yet to be seen).

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