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The Architecture of Star Wars

The Architecture of Star Wars
10. CLOUD CITY, BESPIN. The simple and elegant 16-kilometre wide Cloud City sits high above the planet Bespin. Proprietor Lando Calrissian oversees a well-appointed luxury resort district on its upper levels, complete with hotels and casinos. Echoes of the saucer-shaped structure can be seen on Earth in <a href="http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/attachments.aspx?js=yes&height=auto&width=572&storycode=1996063&attype=P&atcode=279533" >John Lautner’s Chemosphere House</a>.
10. CLOUD CITY, BESPIN. The simple and elegant 16-kilometre wide Cloud City sits high above the planet Bespin. Proprietor Lando Calrissian oversees a well-appointed luxury resort district on its upper levels, complete with hotels and casinos. Echoes of the saucer-shaped structure can be seen on Earth in John Lautner’s Chemosphere House.

Many of us, long before we even knew about architecture dreamed about a fantastic world in a galaxy far far away. Nowadays, Star Wars continue to surprise people all around the world, and we can now see the movie with a different eye. Perhaps, the architect’s eye.

At The Architect’s Journal, they selected the best Star Wars buildings. The top ten, after the break.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "The Architecture of Star Wars" 16 Jun 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/25115/the-architecture-of-star-wars/>
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