Here's a gorgeous example of how a modern building can fit beautifully into a city full of older-style structures.
This is the public library in Salt Lake City, Utah designed by Moshe Safdie.
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Here's one from our "OK .... I'll work there" file. Wow! Is this an amazing interior or what?
This is the Institute of Sound and Vision located in Hilversum, Netherlands. Inside is stored over 70% of the audio and...
Here is one of the most beautiful rooms ever built. I don't care how you feel about books or colleges, walk into "The Long Room" of the Old Library at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and you will immediately...
Seen from the outside, this building is nothing special. It's an old Soviet era airship hangar left over from the cold war, and it's located in Krasnow, Germany which was in the "Eastern Sector" in the old days.
Now this is a train station you don't see every day. It's the Psyrtskha Train Station in Abkhazia, actually built by monks in 1892-1903. Not the kind of stopover you'll find on the Metro Rail.