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Top 10, The Worlds Greatest Buildings. Architectural marvels.

10. The London Shard.

Architect: Renzo Piano.
Opening: May 2012.

http://the-shard.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbF58CHjZTM

9. Empire State Building. New York City.

Architects: Shreve, Lamb and Harmon.
Built 1931.


http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Empire_State_Building.html

8. The Gherkin, Swiss Re Building London.

Architect: Norman foster.
Built: 2004.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzKQXYMZmqg

7. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain.

Architect: Frank Gehry.
Opened in 1997.

http://www.canadianliving.com/life/travel/the_worlds_10_most_beautiful_buildings.php

6. Mont St. Michel, Normandy, France.

Depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry which commemorates the 1066 Norman
conquest of England.
The population of the island is 41, as of 2006.

5. Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE.

Architect Tom Wright
Built: 1999.

 

http://www.jumeirah.com/en/Hotels-and-Resorts/Destinations/Dubai/Burj-Al-Arab/

4. Cathedrals. Chartres Cathedral. France. St. Peters Cathedral, Rome.

Chartres. Built: 1194.

St Peters Cathedral.

Built: 18 April 1506 and was completed on 18 November 1626.

3. Chrysler building, New York.

Architect: William Van Alen.
Built: 1928 -30.

http://architecture.about.com/od/skyscrapers/ig/Skyscrapers/Chrysler-Building-.htm

2. Sydney Opera House, Sydney.

Architect: Jorn Utzon
Built: 1957 to 1973.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Opera_House

1. Pyramids of Gizeh. Cairo.

Architect: successor of Imhoteb.
c. 2589–2566 BC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyramids_of_Gizeh

Inspiration:

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/19/most-beautiful-buildins_n_837803.html

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