Other famous buildings around the world.|
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|The Yantra Mandir (commonly known as the Jantar Mantar) is an equinoctial dial, consisting a gigantic triangular gnomon with the hypotenuse parallel to the Earth's axis. On either side of the gnomon is a quadrant of a circle, parallel to the plane of the equator. The instrument is intended to measure the time of day, correct to half a second, and declination of the Sun and the other heavenly bo...||08/23/2007||402|
|This is the Man Singh Observatory in Varanasi. It's similar to the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur and New Delhi and the Yantra Mandir in Ujjain.|
|The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1733. It is modelled after the one that he had built for him at the then Mughal capital of Delhi. He had constructed a total of five such labs at different locations, including the ones at Delhi and Jaipur. The Jaipur observatory is the l...||08/23/2007||446|
|In Smedegade, Aeroskobing, you can see the smallest house in Denmark. It's called Dukkehuset, the doll house. When you stand next to it you know why.|
It's 26 m2 and housed years ago a family of 8. Today it's used as holiday apartment.
It's also one one the most photographed houses in Denmark.
|This building was designed by the danish architect Vilhelm Lauritzen and was build between 1937-39 and was in use from 1939 to 1960 when the new terminal 2 was opened. It was the first terminal in Copenhagen Airport.|
1999 it was moved to the new place because it was too small as terminal for the expanding airport.
The building is listed as historic building.
|This bell tower is the remains of the church of the village Alt Graun (Curon Antica).|
The village was abandoned 1953 and demolished when the dam at Resia was completed and the new lake Rechensee (Lago di Resia was made.
But all began 1939 when the fascist government changed the water level by 17 meters without asking the citisens or having prooved it by law. They e...
|San Juan National Historic Site in San Juan, Puerto Rico includes colonial-era forts, bastions, powder houses, and three fourths of the old city wall.||08/08/2007||538|
|Located 3 blocks north of the Beverly Hills Hotel on approx 6.25 acres of land and approx 75,000 sf of living space of all structures. Formerly owned by William Randolph Hearst and Marion Davies, Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy honeymooned there. This has just been listed for an all-time U.S. listing record of $165 million.||07/30/2007||2,750|
|Alsion is the new place of the university but also contains the science center, the railway station of Sonderborg. But also one of the most modern concert halls in Europe housing the South Jutland Symfonic Orchestra.||07/02/2007||299|
|St. Paul's Hospital. Milan, Italy||06/16/2007||383|
|I listed, from the shortest to the tallest, the top 30 buildings in Latinamerica, interesting to see the race to the skies in this region.||06/10/2007||1,001|
|Ulug Begs Observatory Samarkand Uzbekistan|
Ulug Begs Observatorium
|This white tower on Honmoku Pier with an observation lounge at a height of 36.5 meters offers a panoramic view of Yokohama Port. ||05/10/2007||397|
|In december 4th. 1971 during a concert by Frank Zappa a fire occured. Zappa shouted "FIRE" but the audience thaught it was a part of the gig. Someone had lit the ceiling with a flare-gun. The casino burned down.|
At the concert were also the band Deep Purple who had in mind to make their 1972 released LP "Machine Head" at the casino. But they had to go to a clo...
Built in 1996
|Heritage House was built in 1890 as the home of a wealthy Iranian merchant. In 1910, it became the home of Sheikk Ahmed bin Dalmouk, a famous pearl merchant in Dubai. Heritage House is located on the Deira side of Dubai creek.|
|Al-Falsaliah Tower Riyadh, Saudi Arabia||04/09/2007||468|
|The Turning Torso in Malmo, Sweden is designed by Santiago Calatrava. It is the second tallest apartment building in Europe and tallest in the Scandinavian region. ||04/02/2007||573|
|These are the top 10 of the tallest buildings in the world in 2007|
collected by Calenglinnar
|The Colani-UFO is a part of the Technologizentrum Lünec. More inforamtions in german and a picture you find here:|
It's a science-center placed at the top of an old pit head frame. It is a very unique building made by the german designer Luigi Colani.
|The Grand Canion Skywalk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Canyon_Skywalk|
|The old city of Conde-sur-Escaut built by vikings in 850 was fortified by Vauban in 1678 and stand as a major place in the Northern fortification belt of France.||03/23/2007||415|
|One of the most important cultural centrum in Brussels, situated in Uccle, "Rue Rouge" (Red Street :-))||02/28/2007||273|
|I Visited the flying saucer ages ago I Gather it is now a Mcdonalds||01/31/2007||360|
|Hakons Hall was erected during the reign of King Hakon Hakonsson between 1247-1261. It was the largest and most imposing building of the royal residency in the 13th century when Bergen was the political center of Norway. ||01/27/2007||352|