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By Anya Krenicki
April 11, 2012
By Anya Krenicki
April 11, 2012

Injecting a little sparkle and shine into otherwise dull neighborhoods, these architectural designs celebrate all that glitters. Gilded in gold, sequins, crystals, and more, each structure looks fit to house a disco party, or perhaps a drag-queen.

Peruse 10 of the world's most blinged-out buildings, and indulge in a little decadence, dahhhling.

1. Maison Martin Margiela @ Beverly Hills, US

2. Golden House @ Nuweiba, Egypt

3. 8 Woningen Kettingstraat @ The Hague, Netherlands

4. Zaha Hadid’s proposal for a new gold Lego-covered courtyard building at The Louvre @ Paris, France

5. Theresa Himmer's 'Glacier #01' @ Reykjavik, Iceland

6. Swarovski flagship store @ Tokyo, Japan

7. Copper sulphate crystal-covered abandoned housing estate @ London, England

8. Theresa Himmer's 'Volcano #01' @ Reykjavik, Iceland

9. Theresa Himmer's 'Waterfall #01' @ Reykjavik, Iceland

10. The Visionary Art Museum @ Baltimore, US

[via Flavorwire]

Published on April 11, 2012 by Anya Krenicki


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