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This bamboo building in Shanghai moves with the wind, and plays music like a giant flute – immersive and interactive architecture unlike any other! - Fosun Foundation in Shanghai: This Beautiful Moving Building Is Inspired by Chinese Theatre Cultural Architecture, Architecture Interactive, Architecture Minecraft, Architecture Origami, Architecture Durable, Architecture Unique, Concept Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Sustainable Architecture
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Fosun Foundation in Shanghai: This Beautiful Moving Building Is Inspired by Chinese Theatre

The Fosun Foundation at the Bund Finance Center in Shanghai is a moving building, and the innovative structure is inspired by Chinese theatres.

St Mary's Basilica, Krakow, The Altarpiece of Veit Stoss also St. Mary's Altar, is the largest Gothic altarpiece in the World and a national treasure of Poland. Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Beautiful Places In The World, Krakow Poland, Zakopane Poland, Germany Poland, Warsaw Poland, Poland Travel

St Mary's Basilica, Krakow, Poland. The Altarpiece of Veit Stoss also St. Mary's Altar, is the largest Gothic altarpiece in the World and a national treasure of Poland.

The Roman Catholic Church of St Gilesin.- The Roman Catholic Church of St Gilesin. Cheadle – Staffordshire The Roman Catholic Church of St Gilesin. Sacred Architecture, Church Architecture, Religious Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Architecture Religieuse, Salisbury Cathedral, Gothic Buildings, Old Churches

Pugin's masterpiece

The Roman Catholic Church of St Giles in Cheadle, Staffordshire, is reckoned to be Augustus Pugin's masterpiece. It is simply the most ornate church that I have ever seen in the United Kingdom. In 1840 the celebrated architect Augustus Pugin (who designed much of the Houses of Parliament) was commissioned by John Talbot, the 16th Earl of Shrewsbury, to design and build a Roman Catholic church “that would have no rival”. The earl placed unlimited means at Pugin’s disposal. Known as Pugin’s…

The Hills are Alive with "The Sound of Music" ~ The idyllic church in Heiligenblut, Carinthia, Austria (by lens buddy). Places Around The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, Hallstatt

Heiligenblut 06 Oct 2008

Another shot from last year! We love to visit the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße and Heiligenblut. It is such a pretty place and this church gets my vote for the prettiest church in the world, set in the most amazing scenery and over-shadowed by the mighty Großglockner itself.

Saint Basil's Cathedral, is a former church in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Architectural styles: Russian architecture, Byzantine architecture Function: Place of worship, Church Places Around The World, The Places Youll Go, Travel Around The World, Places To See, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, Saint Basile, St Basils Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

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Shah Jahan Mosque in Oriental Road, Woking, Surrey, England Mosque Architecture, Indian Architecture, Religious Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Architecture Design, Architecture Portfolio

5 Magnificent English Mosques

Here we highlight five buildings that reveal the fascinating history and variety of mosques in England.