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London City Hall

London, United Kingdom
by Foster + Partners, ...

City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority which comprises the Mayor of London and London Assembly. It is located in Southwark, stands on the south bank of the River Thames near Tower Bridge. Designed by Norman Foster, it opened in July 2002.The building has an unusual bulbous..

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Odate Dome

Odate, Japan
by Toyo Ito

The Odate Dome (Sea of Trees) is one of the world’s largest wooden domes, located in Odate City, Akita Prefecture. This is the hometown of the faithful dog Hachiko. Its size is as long as 178m along the major axis, 157m along the minor axis, and it is 52m high. It surpasses the greatest local..

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La Cupola

Sardegna, Italy
by Dante Bini

Architect and inventor Dante Bini designed the La Cupola house for the famous Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni and his lover, actress Monica Vitti, in Sardinia in the late 60s. The primal dome structure is located on the pink granite rocks of Costa Paradiso, once a secluded part of..

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Temppeliaukio Church

Helsinki, Finland
by Timo Suomalainen, ...

Temppeliaukio Church is a Lutheran church in the Töölö neighborhood of Helsinki. The church was designed by brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen and opened in 1969. Built directly into solid rock, it is also known as the Church of the Rock and Rock Church. It is one of the most popular tourist..

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