Just imagine what responsibility rests upon the shoulders of those who approve a final design of a building in, for instance, London or Paris, that is supposed to stand for hundreds of years. Ambitious construction projects are always a struggle between architects and designers that seek to offer the most impressive version of a future building, in order to go down in history with it.
Today we will look at the works of those who lost a competition, and whose designs remained only on paper or 3D models. In the compilation, there are not only well-known buildings, but also legendary architecture landmarks.
1. The International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong
Opening date: 2010.
2. Lenin’s Mausoleum
Opening date: 1930.
3. Roosevelt Island, New York
4. Tribune Tower, Chicago
Opening date: 1925.
5. Times Square Tower, New York
Opening date: 2004.
6. Sydney Opera House
Opening date: 1973.
7. Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, Great Britain
Opening date: 1864.
8. Palace of Westminster, London
Opening date: 1860.