While admiring wonderful and innovative facades of buildings, you probably don’t always focus on the real source of inspiration and creative vision of the world’s most talented architects. Today, Enlighten presents 10 absolutely fascinating and aesthetic architectural designs inspired by Mother Nature.

A skyscraper in Taipei

Beijing National Stadium

Aldar Headquarters Building in Abu Dhabi

Palm Islands in Dubai

Center for Disease Control in Taiwan

Chicago Spire

The Beijing National Aquatics Center

A skyscraper in London

Lotus Temple in New Delhi

Olympic Pavilion in Barcelona