The World’s Latest Landmark Arts Center Is In … Iceland

Harpa, the Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Center, is made of more than 10,000 glass windows, including a south-facing double glass façade that refacts sunlight like a prism. The building officially opens this weekend, but preview performances in May attracted 100,00 visitors, equal to nearly one-third of the entire country’s population.

Source: Newsweek/The Daily Beast 08/15/11