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04 September 2009

1386 – Duomo, Milan, Italy

Built from the late 14th well into the 19th century, the Duomo di Milano is one of the world’s largest churches, being second in size within Italy only to Saint Peter’s Basilica in...

04 September 2009

1570s – Certosa di Santa Maria di Garegnano, Milan, Italy

There are differing opinions as to who planned the interesting facade, ranging from Alessi or Pellegrini to Seregni. Altered in late Renaissance forms in 1562 and the early seventeenth century got the addition...

04 September 2009

1196 – Baptistry of Parma, Italy

Architect: Benedetto Antelami The baptistery of the Cathedral of Parma, is considered to be a transition between Romanesque and Gothic architecture, and is one of the most important Medieval monuments in Europe. The...

04 September 2009

1059 – Duomo di Parma, Italy

The construction of the Duomo was begun in 1059 by Bishop Cadalo and was consecrated by Paschal II in 1116. The new church was heavily damaged by an earthquake in 1117 and had...

04 September 2009

1958 – Memorial Jose Marti, Havana, Cuba

Architect: Enrique Luis Varela The 109m tower, designed by a team of architects led by Enrique Luis Varela, is in the form of a five-pointed star, encased in grey Cuban marble from the...

04 September 2009

1908 – House at Hove, Sussex

Architect: W.C.F. Gillam

04 September 2009

1958 – Ministerio del Interior, Havana, Cuba

The Plaza de la RevoluciĆ³n is one of the world’s largest city squares at 72,000 square metres, the Square is dominated by the Jose’ Marti Memorial which features a 109 metre tall tower...

04 September 2009

1958 – Teatro Nacional, Havana, Cuba

The National Theater of Cuba (Teatro Nacional de Cuba) is a huge modern building, decorated with works by Cuban artists. Internally here are two main theatre stages, the Avellaneda Hall (seating for 2254),...

04 September 2009

1905 – St. John the Baptist, Greenhill, Harrow, London

Architect: J.S. Adler