If you have a fear of swimming or of heights, then the Sky Pool at Market Square Tower in Houston is probably your worst nightmare. For the thrill seeker, however, it’s a pretty amazing builtout of a rooftop pool. With a large glass overhang, swimmers can literally splash their way over the edge of the building, while still remaining safely within the walls of the pool. Look down, however, and it’s like floating hundreds of feet in the air. Pretty amazing engineering. Via MyModernMet:
[…] money, ego or materialism, skyscrapers can also be seen as design and engineering prowess at their finest. Almost as temples to what is possible with the human spirit. For years, the Burj Khalifa has […]
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