Rising three-stories above the central study area on each wall, the book collection contained in the Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading has created one of the most stunning examples of "library porn" on the planet as well as showing the history and breadth of writing that has come out of Portugal.
Anyone wanting to talk with the animals, walk with the animals, or even climb on the animals will be well served at Argentina's Lujan Zoo, where even the most dangerous predators are supposedly taught to cuddle up to humans by raising them alongside dogs.
Littering the field behind the workshop of giant-building firm Fiberglass Animals, Shapes, and Trademarks (FAST) is an eerie collection of titanic molds, left over from almost every job they've ever done.
Visible in an ominous flash from the train on the way to Herning, Denmark the huge sculpture known as Elia is a jarring black tribute to industrial design via an abstract vision of Hell.
The dream that would come to be the so-called Hemloft began from a playful sleeping competition between friends but was fully realized in countless wooden beams just to be abandoned to any who would care to find it.
Dedicated in 2010 the, massive African Renaissance Monument is a towering piece of brutal Stalinist machismo that is intended to celebrate the achievements of the African people but will likely be better remembered for the corruption and unpopular alliances that led to its construction.