Bird watchers get a great view from this egg-shaped lookout at Banna Park on Ishigaki Island, Japan.
Banna Park Birdwatch, Japan
Photo (cc) Flickr Member Ken@Okinawa
Banna Park on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan is a sanctuary for more than 2500 species of birds. This playful overlook is an example of programmatic, or mimetic, architecture. Its shape refers to its theme of wild birdlife.