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Danish youths sits around a water fountain surrounded by traditional architecture in the Kultorvet district of Copenhagen, Denmark, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.
Tunis The distinctive architecture of the Maghreb, as found in Tunisia's capital
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Fez is a sensual mosaic of history, culture and architecture
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The sign atop the historic Congress Plaza Hotel joins more modern architecture along Michigan Ave., May 30, 2013, in Chicago.
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"Stumbling block "Yang
pilloried Taipei's bland,
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CHEZ CHINA: The former village of Anting, outside Shanghai, features "German" architecture
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"Bayside brio:" San Francisco draws in visitors with its vibrant street life, historic architecture and hip bars and restaurants
HILL OF TRANQUILITY: Built in a converted farm estate, Borgo Tranquillo in Le Marche fuses rural Italian architecture and more contemporary elements of interior design
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DREAMLAND: Coop Himmelb(l)au's modular dwelling model, just one of many attempts to reimagine architecture
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The interior of the Art Museum of the Cologne Archdiocese in Cologne, Germany, designed by Peter Zumthor, winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize for architecture.