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Great Buildings of the WorldKlosterbücherei Wiblingen - Ulm, BW, Germany

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The library represent the vision that a library is a place for preserving “treasures of wisdom and science”. The library is located in the north wing of the monastery in Wiblingen, near Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalm House - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (London, UK)

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Beautiful Victorian greenhouse called The Palm House, built between 1844 and 1848, is the most famous of the many greenhouses at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2016

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldWashington-Dulles International Airport - Sterling, VA

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The main International Airport that serves the nation's capital, about 25 miles to the east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldKandariya Mahadeva Temple - Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India

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The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is the largest and most ornate temple in the medieval temple group found at Khajuraho in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldFatehpur Sikri - Uttar Pradesh, India

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Fatehpur Sikri is a city in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh. The city was founded in 1569 by the Emperor, Akbar, and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. It had to be abandoned due to scarcity of water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldJantar Mantar - Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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The Jantar Mantar monument of Jaipur is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh. It features the world's largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldFlats at Rue des Amiraux - Paris, France

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[FR] Cette construction des années vingt est une des plus intéressantes et abouties de l’architecte rouennais Henry Sauvage. [EN] in 1909 Henry Sauvage began designing buildings where the higher floors were like steps, each one set back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldTrajan's Market - Rome, Italy

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Trajan's Market is a large complex of ruins located on the Via dei Fori Imperiali, at the opposite end to the Colosseum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldTomb of Cecilia Metella - Rome, Italy

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The Tomb of Cecilia Metella is a mausoleum located just outside of Rome at the three mile marker of the Via Appia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace of Charles V - Granada, Spain

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The Palace of Charles V is a Renaissance building in Granada, southern Spain, located on the top of the hill of the Assabica.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldTaipei 101, Taiwan

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Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world from 2004 til 2010.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Taiwan

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldVitra Design Museum - Weil am Rhein, BW, Germany

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Vitra Design Museum is an internationally renowned museum for design, the museum building by Frank O. Gehry is consider a master piece of deconstructivism and a major tourist attraction in its own right.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: 11/4/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldJohnson Wax Building - Racine WI

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Headquarters for the Johnson Wax company completed in 1939. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the headquarters with the famous mushroom support columns. It is Wright's interpretation of the Art Moderne style popular in the 1930's

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldJacobs House - Madison WI

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The Jacobs house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and constructed in 1937. It is considered to be the first Usonian home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldWingspread - Wind Point WI

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Also known as the Herbert F Johnson House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939 for the CEO of the Johnson Wax Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldUnitarian Meeting House - Madison WI

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Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as the Unitarian Universalist congregation in Shorewood Hills, a suburb of Madison Wisoonsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldTaliesin - Spring Green WI

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Taliesin East was the estate of Frank Lloyd Wright and built on land that belonged to the Wright family. It was declared a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldRhode Island State Capitol - Providence RI

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The State House is a neoclassical building that houses the Rhode Island General Assembly and the offices of the governor of Rhode Island as well as the lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and General Treasurer of Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: 6/14/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldHongkong and Shanghai Bank - Hong Kong, China

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The HSBC Building, designed by Norman Foster, is unique both from outside and inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Hong Kong

date approved: 5/29/2015

last visited: 6/12/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldBank of China Tower - Hong Kong, China

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This Tower with a height of 367m was designed to resemble growing bamboo shoots.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Hong Kong

date approved: 5/29/2015

last visited: 6/12/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldIRCAM Extension - Paris, FR

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Bâtiment de l'Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique / Building of the Accoustic and Music Coordination Research Institute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 7/18/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldTown Hall Hilversum

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Townhall of Hilversum, Netherlands. Designed by the Dutch architect W.M. Dudok and built from 1928 - 1931.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 2/6/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldMillau Viaduct - Millau-Creissels, France

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The tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 1/18/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldLovell Beach House - Newport Beach, CA

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A house listed on the NRHP in one of the wealthiest parts of the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/1/2014

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGreat Mosque of Sidi-Uqba - Kairouan, Tunisia

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The Great Mosque of Kairouan (Great Mosque of Sidi-Uqba) is considered as one of the most important monuments of Islamic civilization as well as a worldwide architectural masterpiece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Tunisia

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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