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Find out more about some iconic buildings from around the world. When were they built? Who built them? How are they used today?

Buildings around the world - Top Four Results

Building Peak Tower

Peak Tower

The Peak Tower is a leisure and shopping complex located at Victoria Gap, near the summit of Victoria Peak on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. Designed by Terry Farrell & Partners in 1997.

Building Victoria Terminus

Victoria Terminus

Servicing trains into Mumbai since 1888, Victoria Terminus is a Neo-Gothic legacy of Britain's time in India. Here, British architectural design and Indian craftsmanship are combined to create a unique and lavish building.

Collection BUILDINGS BY BRITS

BUILDINGS BY BRITS

Explore some of the key projects that put British architecture back on the world map

Building Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou

Out of the 681 entries to a 1971 international competition for a new cultural building in Paris, the radical winners Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers were more surprised than anyone

Buildings around the world - Other Results

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Eden Project

Inspired in part by the geodesic structures of Buckminster Fuller, Nicholas Grimshaw's series of interlinked light-weight domes transformed a former q…

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Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

The "best bank building in the world" was built from parts transported from the across the globe. The spaces and components making up this High-Tech o…

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Peace Palace

The Peace Palace opened a year before the World War I, but it's lasting importance came after the conflict.

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Reichstag

Foster + Partners was invited in 1992 to take part in the competition to redesign the Reichstag building as the new home of the government of Germany,…

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The Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace was a London landmark and the loss of this innovative building in a devastating in 1936 was felt locally and internationally – Le C…

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University of Ibadan

Modernist architects Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew, with their knowledge of designing buildings for tropical climates, transformed an undeveloped site of …

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TOP BRITISH BUILDINGS

A look at some of Britain's favourite buildings, from private houses to power stations.

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