Modern Day Pyramids

Filled with mystery and intrigue, the ancient pyramids  have been admired by humans throughout the ages. In modern times the iconic structure of the pyramid has inspired many architectural projects all around the world. The modern day behemoths, mostly built  from glass and steel,  are employed as architectural statement pieces.

The Louvre Pyramid in Paris

By Martin Falbisoner (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

(photo: Guy Lejeune/Flickr)

Pyramid Arena or Great American Pyramid, Memphis, Tennessee

(photo: Sean Davia/Flickr)

Muttart Conservatory in Canada

(photo: Cooin Kelgher/Flickr)

Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas

By Max W Schwarz [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

THE RYUGYONG HOTEL,Pyongyang, North Korea

(photo: pricey/Flickr)

Walter Pyramid (formerly Long Beach Pyramid), Long Beach, California

(photo: Al Pavangkanan/Flickr)

By Summum (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons






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