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Tokyo Pyramid

We’ve looked at variations of pyramids from around the world and while they all stick to a similar structure and aesthetic, rarely do you literally flip the rulebook and work from ‘top to bottom’. Tokyo Big Sight is the representation of this idea. It’s a massive conference centre that has four inverted pyramids comprising its central conference tower. Made from a titanium shell and covered in glass panelling, this impressive looking building.

If you were standing inside and needed to use the elevator, you’d get confused that level 3, 4 and 5 don’t exist, as the middle is a void. Each level can hold thousands in respective conference spaces.

Japan is hoping that the building will be a suitable venue to host indoor sports at the 2020 Olympics. Here’s hoping the fencers don’t think they’ll have to hang upside down.

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This unique architecture might be on the other side of the world but this Truro estate agent website link can help to show the kind of homes and buildings the UK has to offer.