Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas by Morphosis: An Extraordinary Collision of Rock and Glass

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Designed by 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Thom Mayne and his firm Morphosis Architects, Perot museum consists of a magnificent cube that sits on a landscaped plinth. Actually, it is a rock…

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Elbphilharmonie Hamburg: An Unreal Glacial Edifice of Frozen Music by Herzog & de Meuron

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Frozen glaciers, floating mountains and sailing ships – these are some of the visual metaphors for the new Elbphilharmonie by the Swiss architecture firm, Herzog & de Meuron. Located in Hamburg’s…

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Grace Farms by SANAA is a Serpentine River that Snakes its Way Gracefully in New Canaan

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The 2010 Pritzker Prize laureates, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, the architects behind SANAA, have been praised for designing buildings that seem deceptively simple. At the core of their work is an…

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Messner Mountain Museum by Zaha Hadid is an Illustrious Destination Worthy of Reinhold Messner’s Life

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Reinhold Messner is a superstar, period! He has climbed every mountain above 8 000 metres without bottled oxygen; and was the first person to summit Mt. Everest, solo! The Messner…

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Ring-shaped Lycée Schorge Secondary School by Kere Architecture: An Inspirational Masterpiece

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A ring-shaped school by Architect Francis Kéré grounds its site in the outskirts of Burkina Faso’s third largest city, Koudougou. Following a ring-like arrangement, the architect used this school to…

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