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UFO-Like Buildings Are a Space-Age Tourist’s Dream

UFO-Like Buildings Are a Space-Age Tourist's Dream
Credit: www.smithsonianmag.com / China/Corbis

By Erin Blakemore
SMITHSONIAN.COM
1-14-16

     Remember the future of yesteryear? It was supposed to include flying cars, humanoid robots and architecture that looked like it came out of a sci-fi illustrator’s sketchbook. Society hasn’t done very well on the car or robot servant front, but it turns out there are plenty of UFO-inspired buildings that keep the future (as imagined by the past) alive. In honor of the flying saucer-like craft that landed atop a newly constructed building in China’s Shandong province, come along on a tour of some of the world’s coolest UFO-like buildings. […]

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