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  • Lloyds Building, London

    Posted on March 27th, 2013 Ge No comments

     

     

     

     

    This is another iconic building in London. It is called the Lloyds building and also as known as the inside out building. The style is so futuristic. It is, without a doubt, one of the most recognizable landmark in London. What’s different about this building is the fact that the waters pipes, stairwells are all on the outside of the building. Richard Rogers is the architect behind this amazing building. He is born in Florence, Italy. He is well noted for his moderist and futuristic style. The picture below is another one of his famous  building. It is a complex in paris. It is named Centre Georges Pompidou after the french president from 1969 to 1974. Initially, all the functional structures are all color coded. For example, green pipes are plumbing and electricity are wired in yellow. However, right now, most everything is painted white.

  • Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

    Posted on March 27th, 2013 Ge No comments

     

     

     
    This twin towers are the tallest building between 1998 to 2004.  These towers are designed by architect  Cesar Pelli and Achmad Murdijat, engineer Deejay Cerico and designer Dominic Saibo under the consultancy of JC Guinto. It is located in Malaysia, is an iconic building in the city.  The very distinctive post modern style makes it unique and eye catching.

    The leading architect, Cesar Pelli, is an argentina american architect. He has been famous for designing some world tall buildings and important city landmarks.
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