There's a gorgeous building on the coast of Denmark that looks like a giant iceberg

There’s a series of gorgeous building in Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, that’s called “the Iceberg.”

The angular buildings, which sit on the country’s coastline, look like a giant iceberg jutting out from the land.

Constructed in 2013, the project was designed by the firm JDS / Julien De Smedt Architects.

With its striking jagged angles and white and blue facade, it's obvious why this construction is called 'the Iceberg.'

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

Together, the buildings are home to 200 apartments, and were intended to help revitalize the formerly industrial area.

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

A third of the apartments were reserved for affordable housing.

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

The peaks and valleys of the buildings resemble their icy namesake, but also ensure that each apartment has some sort of view of the Aarhus Harbour.

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

The balconies on the lower floors are blue, and get more and more clear the further up the building they go, mimicking the colours of a real iceberg.

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

The Iceberg has won some architecture prizes, including ArchDaily's 2015 Building of the Year Award for Housing.

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

The building is a titanic achievement.

JDS Architects/Julien Lanoo

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