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Grand Hotel Rex

Mamaia, Constanta, Romania
by George Matei Cantacuzino, ...

The cornerstone of the luxury hotel was laid on August 15, 1936, by King Carol II. The construction of the sumptuous building, designed by George Matei Cantacuzino, an architect of the Romanian Railways, lasted only two years.The hotel is 600 meters away from the beach facilities. It stretches..

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Vapor House

Mamaia, Romania
by Ioan Capsuneanu

The "Vapor House" in Mamaia was built as a nautical and sports resort built by the Society for rescuing the shipwrecked people in the Romanian territorial waters called "Salvamar" (Lifeguard), on the shore of Lake Siutghiol in 1935.

The building was also a special function of providing various..

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Continental Hotel

Constanta, Romania
by Harry Goldstein

Between 1918 and 1939 was planned the construction of the Continental hotel, which subsequently shall accommodate hundreds of tourists coming to Constanta. The Continental Hotel consisted of two unified buildings, the old massive building, and a block building on Tomis Boulevard. This last..

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Anghel Saligny Silos

Constanta, Romania
by Anghel Saligny, ...

The Anghel Saligny silos are an ensemble of historical monuments located on the territory of Constanta. The silos built between 1904-1909 and 1912-1915 by engineer Anghel Saligny are located at berths 17-18 of the Constanta Port, 45 meters high and 30,000 tons each.

The silos were designed by..

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Tempelhof Airport

Berlin, Germany
by Ernst Sagebiel

Planned and nearly completed during the National Socialist era, the construction of the Berlin-Tempelhof Airport was meant to be consistent with its role as a “world airport”, but also to serve as a propagandistic expression of the Nazi regime's self-image.
[h]Building history[/h]The airport..

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The Palace of the Parliament (Romanian: Palatul Parlamentului) is the seat of the Parliament of Romania. Located on Dealul Arsenalului in central Bucharest (Sector 5), it is the largest administrative building in the world with a height of 84 m, an area of 365,000 m2 and a volume of 2,550,000 m3...

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The Ryugyong Hotel (Korean: 류경호텔) (sometimes anglicized as Ryu-Gyong Hotel or Yu-Kyung Hotel) is a topped-out 105-storey skyscraper under construction in Pyongyang, North Korea. Its name Capital of Willows is also one of the historic names for Pyongyang. The building is also known as the 105..

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The Pentagon

Washington, D.C., USA
by George Bergstrom

The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. As a symbol of the U.S. military, The Pentagon is often used metonymically to refer to the U.S. Department of Defense. The Pentagon..

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