9 Modern Architectural Failures

Millennium Dome (London, England) Millennium Dome (Longdon, England) - 9 Modern Architectural Failures [Plethrons.Com]

Opened for $1.25 billion & derided as being hideous. Only drawing in half of it’s expected visitors, it was closed within a year which in itself cost $41 million.

The Burj Khalifa (Dubai) The Burj Khalifa (Dubai) - 9 Modern Architectural Failures [Plethrons.Com]

Tallest building in the world, made for $1.5 billion. The financial crisis meant the building had to be renamed for the united arab emirates president who bailed Dubai out.

Citigroup Center (Manhattan, USA) Citigroup Center (Manhattan, USA) - 9 Modern Architectural Failures [Plethrons.Com]

Built on stilts, construction ignored safety to cut corners. any storm could have knocked it down. rather than own up, workers were hired at night to do secret repairs.

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