From the world of architecture, here’s a building inspired by an iPod

Dubai has some of the wildest architecture anywhere in the world. That now includes a building called The Pad.

Designed by a Hong Kong-based firm, The Pad, which leans at a 6.5 degree angle through 26 floors containing 256 apartments, was inspired by–wait for it–an iPod.

You’ll see it immediately. It’s supposed to remind us of an iPad leaning back in its charging dock. I wonder what kind of connecting pin it uses? Lightning or the old 30-pin?

Read more at it at New Atlas.

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