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Edirne

Topkapi ze Złotego Rogu RB1.jpg thumb left Topkapı Palace, Istanbul. During the classical period, mosque plans changed to include inner and outer courtyards. The inner courtyard and the mosque were inseparable. The master architect of the classical period, Mimar Sinan, was born in 1492 in Kayseri and died in Istanbul in the year 1588. Sinan started a new era in world architecture, creating 334 buildings in various cities. Mimar Sinan's first important work was the Şehzade Mosque

on Islamic Art and Architecture. Volume 3 last Grabar first Oleg isbn 9004076115 year 1985 publisher Leiden : E.J. Brill, pages accessdate 2007-08-20 During the classical period mosque plans changed to include inner and outer courtyards. The inner courtyard and the mosque were inseparable. The master architect of the classical period, Mimar Sinan, was born in 1492 in Kayseri and died in Istanbul in the year 1588. Sinan started a new era in world architecture, creating 334


Östersund

, Gothenburg, 2011 significant_projects Victoria Olympia Stadium, Stockholm, 1996, Scandinavian Tower, Malmö, 1997, Dalsland Lodge, 2002, Breath of Life, Östersund, 2003, Glaskasten in Marl, North Rhine-Westphalia, 2005 awards Kasper Salin Prize 1988, 1993, 2001, 2006 and 2007, ECSN European Award for Excellence in Concrete 2002, Prince Eugen Medal 2005, Mies van der Rohe Award nominee 2006, American Architecture Awards 2007, World Architecture Festival Award 2008


Swansea

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Brunei

Dion due to her powerful vocal and outstanding performances.


Vatican City

American Institute of Architects accessdate August 9, 2009 The Capitol draws heavily from other notable buildings, especially churches and landmarks in Europe, including the dome of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican (Vatican City) and St. Paul's Cathedral in London.


Qatar

Emirates , Western Sahara, Yemen كُن مستعداً references '''Shard London Bridge''' (previously known as '''London Bridge Tower''', London Bridge Tower, London. Design Build Network. Retrieved 7 July 2010.


Dubai

to a boom in construction and architectural innovation in the Arab World in general, and in Dubai in particular, supported not only by top Arab or international architectural and engineering design firms such as Al Hashemi and Aedas, but also by top firms of New York and Chicago. Karim, Luiza Modernity and tradition in Dubai architecture. AlShindagah, 1999 As a result of this boom, modern Islamic – and world

architecture has literally been taken to new levels in skyscraper building design and technology. Dubai now has more completed or topped-out skyscrapers higher than 2 3 km, 1 3 km, or 1 4 km than any other city (List of cities with most skyscrapers). A culmination point was reached in 2010 with the completion of the Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower), now by far the world's tallest building at 829.8 m (2,722 ft). The Burj Khalifa's design is derived from


Tel Aviv

throughout Tel Aviv would be extended in height. Buildings in Jaffa and the southern and eastern districts may have two and a half stories added, while those on Ibn Gabirol Street might be extended by seven and a half stories.


Sheffield

Tower on Arundel Gate, which was topped out in 2009 World Architecture News It is also the tallest university building in the UK (United Kingdom). http: www.emporis.com en bu sk st tp ty ed . Accessed 29 January 2007 '''Birley''' ward —which includes the districts (Districts of Sheffield) of '''Base Green''', '''Birley''', '''Charnock


Prague

was born when the country was known as Czechoslovakia. Thanks.-- death_date significant_projects Ferrari Museum, Modena, Italy (commission awarded 2004; completion due 2012) National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic (commission awarded 2007, cancelled 2008) awards Stirling Prize (1999); World Architecture Awards (2001), Royal Institute of British Architects


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