The Bucket List: 7 Modern Marvels of Architecture

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The Bucket List: 7 Modern Marvels of Architecture

Mankind has designed and built some amazing structures throughout history—from the temples at Angkor to the Taj Mahal. While these ancient feats of architecture are beyond impressive for a variety of obvious reasons, their more modern counterparts are equally as inspiring. Cities, both big and small, around the world contain countless works of architecture worth traveling for. The seven in this gallery are among the most iconic modern creations. These buildings are the kind you travel just to see, and if not, at least ensure you don’t miss catching them in person if you happen to be nearby.

Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.