The “Gate of the Orient” skyscraper in Suzhou, China may have missed the big picture. The super-structure—measuring 74 stories and costing $700 million to build, was designed to be a dramatic arc—a gateway to the east. Instead, it turned out looking like a giant pair of Levi’s.
The building was designed by British architectural firm RMJM, which says it was designed to “represent the significance of China in the world today.”
We’ll let you be the judge.