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Towers of Bologna - A group of medieval structures in Bologna, Italy, built between the 12th and 13th centuries. The two most prominent ones, called the TWO TOWERS, are the landmark of the city. The heights of the these two are: the Asinelli Tower 318 feet, and the Garisenda Tower 157 feet (it was lowered from 197 feet in the 14th century). Both towers are leaning.

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Two iconic San Francisco buildings, one from her past and the Trans America Pyramid that marked one of the new, modern buildings found in today's Cityscape. MMc

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Art Deco building in Mumbai, India with two elongated statues flanking the door. They are armed and dangerous.

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Regatta Arch Hotel, Jakarta

Arch Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia Architect: Tom Wright with Geku George [Futuristic Architecture: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-architecture/]

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Norwich Cathedral, cloister and labyrinth - Norwich, England, UK - begun in 1096 and constructed out of flint and mortar and faced with a cream-coloured Caen limestone. A Saxon settlement and two churches were demolished to make room for the buildings. Completed in 1145 with the Norman tower still seen today topped with a wooden spire covered with lead.

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Homey high-rise: Miami's Brickell City Centre tower interiors revealed

With the imposing structures stretching skywards with clean lines and wide slicks of glass, the interiors are decidedly warmer, though maintaining the urban edge established by the towers' façades

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The two towers of Perrott's Folly and Edgbaston Waterworks in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The inspiration behind Tolkien's The Two Towers.

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The Old Water Tower by Gresford Architects is two storeys high, with a gabled roof and a facade of black-stained timber weatherboarding.

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Sustainable 'farmscrapers' for Shenzen unveiled by Vincent Callebaut Architects A masterplan featuring six sustainable ‘farmscrapers’ formed of pebble-like structures has been unveiled by French firm Vincent Callebaut Architects. Located in Shenzen, China, the Asian Cairns project showcases a distinctive urban system with each ‘farmscraper’ consisting of three interlacing eco-spirals of pebbles which weave their way up two megalithic towers. The project has been designed in response to the…

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"There's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo... and it's worth fighting for." - Hard to forget the feeling of amazement when I first saw the battle for Helm's Deep in cinemas as a 15 year old.

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