These are the stairs of the new Salvador Dali museum in St Petersburg, Florida. Encased in 18-inch thick concrete walls, it can resist a 265km/h Category 5 hurricane without blinking.
The director of the museum says that the architecture "combines elements of the classical and the fantastical", like Dali's own work. I will believe it when everything is covered in gold and time begins to melt. [Archdaily]