Fans of architecture, cities and extreme urban exploration will appreciate this collection of animated images — the very best of 2015 (via Reddit).

Lightning simultaneously strikes three of Chicago’s tallest buildings.

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Watch the full video here.

And again (click image to play).


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A graceful drone flight over Brooklyn.


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Dozens of photos of the same building stitched together.

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Created by artist Qi Wei Fong. See more of his work here.

A fine example of solid construction/terrible demolition.

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A building exploding in slow motion (click image to play).


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Gliding through buildings with a parachute (click image to play).


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Flying through buildings with a wing suit (click image to play).


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More (click image to play).


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This very animated building (click image to play).


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Visual proof that Manhattan has a lot of office buildings.

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Horsing around on a building’s ledge (click image to play).


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Infinity street (click to play).


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City lights at sunset.

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Building to building jump.

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And here’s another without a snowboard (click image to play).


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The rise of the New York City skyline over the past 350 years (click image to play).


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The full video can be found here.

Building demolition time lapse (click to play).


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Giant bird terrorizes city.


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Traffic river.


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Full moon rising (click image to play).


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