Other famous buildings around the world.|
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|height:339m, the tallest building in western China||12/12/2006||284|
|The Tianjin Radio and Television Tower is a 415.2m tower in Tianjin, China used primarily for communication. It was built in 1991. Approximately two-thirds up the tower is a pod with floor space (used mostly for communication equipment). ||12/12/2006||404|
|It was built in 1929 and starting in operation in 1934. PMO is the first modern astronomical Observatory in China. |
|Chiemsee Rest House was the first rest house in Germany was opened at Lake Chiemsee in 1938. During WWII it was used as a hospital. After the wat it was taken over by US forces as a recreation hotel but was closed in september 2003.|
Since then it has been closed to the public.
|This are the Watts Towers.|
They were built by the Italian immigrant construction worker Sabato Rodia from 1921 to 1954.
Some of you might know them from the game "GTA San Andreas".
|Palexpo fair and exhibition center Geneva Switzerland|
Palexpo Messe- und Ausstellungsgebaeude Genf Schweiz
Palexpo Geneve Suisse
|The Cobo Hall is the home of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)since 1961 with breaks in 1964 and 1965||11/26/2006||352|
|This building is located near Hattin in India.||11/24/2006||883|
|Yellow Crane Tower is an historic tower, often rebuilt, that stands on Snake HillYellow Crane Tower itself is a famous tower at the bank of Yangtze River in the city of Wuhan, central China. Tourists can obtain a fine view of the Yangtze River from the top of the tower. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China.||11/22/2006||564|
|346m/1,135f, 73 stories, 1998. currently Hong Kong's 4rd tallest building.|
|Taipei is the capital and largest city of Taiwan. The city has over 2,5 million inhabitants,|
and including the suburbs and metro cities, the city is home to almost 5 million people.
|Hong Kong's 5th tallest skyscraper. 283m/928f, 62 stories, 1999||11/19/2006||600|
|3rd tallest building in Shanghai, 285m/934f, 55 stories, 2003. It was designed by renowned architect John Portman.|
|233m/763f, 70 stories, 2001||11/19/2006||501|
|Langham Place Office Tower (255m/837f, 59 stories, 2004).|
This building is the tallest office tower in Kowloon.
|The HarbourSide (255m/837f, 75 stories, 2003), also part of the Union Square complex.|
The building is in fact three towers in one, which makes it one of the widest skyscrapers in the world.
It's also one of Hong Kong's and China's tallest residential buildings.
|the tallest all-residential tower in China. 256m/841f, 75 stories, 2003|
The Sorrento buildings (1, 2, 3, 5 and 6) are part of the Union Square complex on Kowloon.
This complex also consists of The HarbourSide, The Waterfront Towers 1 to 6 (142m/467f, 46 stories, 2000),
and a couple of tall buildings that are currently under construction.
|currently Hong Kong's 3rd tallest and designed by I.M. Pei.|
It's a truly remarkable building and one of the most beautiful ever built.
The building has a small skydeck on the 42nd floor, which gives a view to the northwest.
This deck can be entered without admission.
|Hong Kong's tallest from 1992 - 2003. 374m/1,227f, 78 stories, 1992||11/19/2006||541|
|highest building in Hongkong. 415m/1,362f, 88 stories||11/19/2006||558|
|On the northern corner of the royal park two monuments can be seen, which are rather unusual for Belgium, but nevertheless splendid. After his visit to the 1900 universal Exhibition in Paris King Leopold II decided to have his park embellished with exotic monuments. He ordered the Parisian architect Alexandre Marcel to construct the Japanese tower and the Chinese Pavilion. The entrance of the ...||11/18/2006||378|
|It was built 1770-1774 by Sir William Chambers for Viscount Melbourne, as Melbourne House.Historically Albany was the best known and most prestigious set of bachelor apartments in London. The residents included such famous names as the poet Lord Byron and the future Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone, and many members of the aristocracy. ||11/18/2006||400|