Regium Waterfront in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy, draws inspiration from the symmetry of a starfish. Its smooth, curving structure will house the Museum of Mediterranean History. Completion is planned for
The Queen of Art Deco - 1930 Chrysler Building, Manhattan, New York. The Chrysler Building was was built before the Empire State building for Walter Chrysler's growing business. (Chrysler paid for it out of his own pocket, not out of the business).