8. UNAM Central University City Campus Library

Location: Mexico City

Architect: Juan O'Gorman

Located on an UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) campus, the library's exterior is decorated with impressive murals. Paintings and mosaics depict cultural elements as the southern facade reflects zodiac wheels of colonial times, the northern portrays Aztec culture, the eastern portrays modern Mexico, and the western portrays Latin America.