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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: never

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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: never

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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: never

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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 Regular Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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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: 4/7/2015

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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: never

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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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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple at Luxor, Egypt

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Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was founded in 1400 BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGreat Pyramid of Khufu, Giza, Egypt

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The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: 12/8/2004

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Great Buildings of the WorldWalls of Carcassonne - Languedoc-Roussillon/France

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Cite de Carcassonne is a medieval fortress.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: 7/20/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldHysolar Research Building - Stuttgart, Germany, BW

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This is the 'Hysolar Research Building' located at the university's campus in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. It is listed on the Great Buildings website. It can be found at the 'Almandring'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 10/20/2014

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldNew Lutheran Church - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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The New Lutheran Church, more commonly known as the Ronde Lutherse Kerk or Koepelkerk (English: Round Lutheran Church), is a former Lutheran church in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is now part of the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: 9/6/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldBiblioteca Medicea Laurenziana - Florence, Italy

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The Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana) is a historical library in Florence, Italy, containing a repository of more than 11,000 manuscripts and 4,500 early printed books.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldKemper Arena - Kansas City, Mo.

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This 19,500 seat arena is located at 1800 Genessee in Kansas City, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldAarhus Rådhus, Aarhus - Denmark

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Aarhus Rådhus blev indviet i 1941 og er designet af arkitekterne Arne Jakobsen og Erik Møller - The City Hall of Aarhus was opened in 1941 and is designed by the architects Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: 7/6/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemples of Paestum - Paestum/Italy

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The 3 Temples of the historic city of Paestum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Campania, Italy

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Great Wall of China - Huairou County, China

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Construction of the Great Wall of China began in the 7th century BC and measures about 5,500 miles long!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: China

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: 8/31/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldKarlskirche - Vienna, Austria

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Karlskirche, also known as St. Charles' Church was completed in 1737.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: 3/10/2015

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