A Russian architect has designed a skyscraper shaped like a cobra which he feels would be best sited in a Middle Eastern city.
Vasily Klyukin’s creation features a round base resembling a serpent’s body, as well as an open-mouthed head which could house a terraced restaurant or nightclub.
The businessman and former banker claims his work is ‘predicting the future’, and his past creations have included yachts with detachable jets.
The designer believes his snake tower would most likely entice developers in cities in the Middle East – where snakes are sometimes seen as a sign of wisdom.
Klyukin, a businessman and former banker, claims his work is “predicting the future”, and his past creations have included yachts with detachable jets.
He said: “Tourists, fascinated, would look at this immense cobra, its jaws serving as a terrace would be a restaurant or a night club and its body could contain offices or apartments,”
“Snakes and dragons are custodians of threshold, temples, treasure, esoteric knowledge, and all lunar gods.