La Cigarra, Spain

Timber cladding level: Expert. This building takes complexity to a new level. The amount of detail in this is incredible. Tomas Amat is responsible for the design of this project and worked with an artist called Manolo Garcia to create this masterpiece. It took over four years to build but Tomas boasts the techniques used to put this together were far ahead of its time. Check out the full story in more detail.