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|Bragança - Domus municipalis is a building of Romanesque architecture, unique in the Iberian Peninsula.
It has the shape of an irregular pentagon and an underground area forming a vaulted cistern. It was constructed during the 12th century.
No one knows exactly what was the real function of this building even after the great amount of research carried out during the last years.
|40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction. It is located on the north side of Wall Street between Broad Street and William Street. It was first known as Bank of Manhattan Trust Building when it was built. Its pinnacle reaches 927 feet (282.5m) and was very briefly the tallest building in the world, soon surpassed by the Chrys...||12/13/2006||642|
|This is Eski Rum Yetimhanesi, on the island of Buyukada off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey.||09/15/2005||423|
|I have fanatically spent the last year thoroughly studying EVERY COUNTRY in the world to find the correct building. I've used every resource available on the internet to find and verify the tallest building in every country, with the most accurate height available. These are all buildings, NOT observation towers. I chose the CTBUH definition of a building as a structure in which 50% is occupiab...||05/03/2010||10,157|
|Tallest building South Korea from 1985 to 2002 when surpassed by Mok-dong Hyperion I, Tower A.|
Although the observation deck is on the 63rd floor there are only 60 floors above ground.
It was the tallest building in Asia when completed but was surpassed a year later by OUB Centre in Singapore.
The first and the second basement floors house a large aq...
|The Abraj Al-Bait Towers also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower is a complex topped out in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The building holds several world records in the construction world, including: the tallest hotel in the world, constructed with the tallest clock tower in the world and displaying the world's largest clock face, the world's largest building floor area, and will become the sec...||10/24/2011||1,052|
|The Prudential Tower (part of the Prudential Center complex) is Boston's second-tallest skyscraper after the John Hancock Tower. It was designed by Charles Luckman and Associates for Prudential Insurance. Completed in 1964, the building is 750 ft (229 m) tall and has 52 floors. It dwarfed the 1947 John Hancock building, spurring the rival insurance company to build the 1975 John Hancock Tower w...||04/27/2006||427|
|The building known by Bostonians as the John Hancock Tower, or colloquially, the "New" Hancock Tower, is officially named Hancock Place. It is a 60-story, 790-foot-tall (241 meter) skyscraper designed by I.M. Pei and Henry N. Cobb of the firm of Pei, Cobb and Freed. It was completed in 1976. In 1977 the AIA presented Cobb with a National Honor Award for the John Hancock Tower.|
|This dial was designed by architect Arata Isozaki as part of a large office building at Lake Buena Vista||09/02/2007||441|
|The Chrysler Building in Manhattan, NYC. Designed by William Van Allen for Walter P. Chrysler and completed in 1930. It was the tallest building in the world for just a few short months until it was overtaken by The Empire State Building. The spire of the building, as well as the hood ornament gargoyles are made of German Nirosta metal. The lobby is made of Italian and South African marble and ...||08/04/2005||1,075|
|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.
|Twins were the tallest skyscrapers in Istanbul and the Balkan peninsula for 7 years (1993-2000).|
The 52-floor IS Towers (Height: 158 m) are the tallest office building complex in Turkey and the Balkan peninsula (southeastern Europe).