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Most fascinating architectures and amazing buidlings around the world.

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Abensberg

Abensberg (1) Hundertwasser Tower
Abensberg (1)Hundertwasser Tower
48° 49′ 0″ N, 11° 50′ 32″ E

Abensberg is a town in the Lower Bavarian district of Kelheim, lying around 30 km south-west of Regensburg, 40 km east of Ingolstadt, 50 km north-west of Landshut and 100 km north of Munich. It is situated on the Abens River, a tributary of the…

Air Born (Christopher Klein)

Air Born (Christopher Klein) (1)
Air Born (Christopher Klein) (1)
48° 8′ 3″ N, 11° 34′ 16″ E

“Air Born” is a modern glossy stainless steel sculpture by Christopher Klein in the Linde Headquarters located in the inner courtyard garden of the Angerhof Court of the historic district of Altstadt-Lehel and symbolises a bursting oxygen molecule.

Almere

Almere (1)
Almere (1)
52° 22′ 0″ N, 5° 12′ 58″ E

Almere is one of the youngest cities in the Netherlands. The first house was finished in 1976. It is the largest municipality in Flevoland, and the 8th largest in the Netherlands. In October 2007, the city council of Almere made agreements with…

Arabellapark

Arabellapark (1)
Arabellapark (1)
48° 8′ 58″ N, 11° 37′ 1″ E

The Arabellapark is a residential and commercial area in the Bogenhausen district of Munich, Germany, which was developed with the construction of multiple buildings from 1965 to 1998. It is one of the largest urban expansion projects of the…

BMW Welt

BMW World (260)
BMW World (260)
48° 10′ 36″ N, 11° 33′ 25″ E

The BMW Welt (BMW Worl) is a combined exhibition, museum and delivery site, located near the Olympic Park in the immediate vicinity of the BMW Tour (BMW four-cylinder). It was built from August 2003 to summer 2007. The laying of the cornerstone…

Bomarzo

Parco dei Mostri (1)
Parco dei Mostri (1)
42° 29′ 30″ N, 12° 14′ 51″ E

The Parco dei Mostri in the Sacro Bosco close to Bomarzowas created between 1522 and 1580 by Duke Vicino Orsini. The park of Bomarzo was intended not to please, but to astonish. The sphinx at the entrance of the Park of the Monsters is the work of…

Chiesa del 2000

Chiesa del 2000 (1)
Chiesa del 2000 (1)
41° 52′ 57″ N, 12° 35′ 9″ E

The church “Dives in Misericordia” is located in Tor Tre Teste in Rome, and was designed by Richard Meier, winner of the competition announced in the frame of the diocesan program “50 Churches for Rome 2000”. This architecture has the particular…

Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu

Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu (1)
Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu (1)
41° 51′ 7″ N, 12° 27′ 32″ E

The Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu is a church of Rome, in Portuense district, in via della Magliana. It is one of the most successful examples of modern religious architecture in Rome, comparable to other contemporary churches such as the Chiesa…

Coppede

Coppede (1)
Coppede (1)
41° 55′ 7″ N, 12° 30′ 4″ E

The architect Gino Coppede planned this quarter in the Twenties. It’s a very particular quarter where do several styles peep in: Liberty, Deco, Italian Baroque, which mixed together they produce an amazing effect. The passer-by is surprised and…

Garden of Tarot

Garden of Tarot (1)
Garden of Tarot (1)
42° 25′ 26″ N, 11° 28′ 11″ E

Il Giardino dei Tarocchi or The Garden of Tarot is a sculpture garden based on the esoteric tarot created during the late 1970s by Niki de Saint Phalle in Garavicchio, province of Grosseto, Tuscany. Influenced by Gaudí’s Parc Güell in Barcelona,…

Hilversum

Hilversum (1)
Hilversum (1)
52° 14′ 6″ N, 5° 10′ 24″ E

Hilversum, located in the region called “Het Gooi”, 30 km south-east of Amsterdam and 20 km north of Utrecht, is the largest town in that area. It is surrounded by heathland, woods, meadows, lakes, and smaller villages. Hilversum is part of the…

La Scarzuola

La Scarzuola (1)
La Scarzuola (1)
42° 53′ 55″ N, 12° 9′ 10″ E

Near the small town of Montegiove are the Franciscan Monastery and the gardens of La Scarzuola. The convent was founded by St Francis in 1218 and is situated in a wooded area. The church has an interesting fresco; it is one of the earliest…

Olympic Park (Munich)

Olympic Park (Munich) (2)
Olympic Park (Munich) (2)
48° 10′ 26″ N, 11° 32′ 56″ E

The Olympiapark in Munich, is an Olympic Park which was constructed for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Found in the area of Munich known as the “Oberwiesenfeld”, the Park continues to serve as a venue for cultural and social events such as the Summer…

Umschreibung

Umschreibung (1)
Umschreibung (1)
48° 7′ 58″ N, 11° 32′ 25″ E

The Infinity Staircase, designed by Ólafur Elíasson and called Umschreibung (Rewriting), was completed in 2004. Ólafur Elíasson (born 1967) is a Danish-Icelandic artist known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental…

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