architecture The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth  

Kim Martinez
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This list of modern architectural marvels is a survey of all feats of modern architecture in the world (including buildings, bridges, structures, and monuments) in search of the greatest modern architecture. The modern structures list contains pictures of the best modern architecture so you can vote on what you think the top architectural feats really are. Only the most exceptional examples of modern architecture buildings have been included on this list.

Included in the list of the best modern architecture are houses, structures, buildings, monuments, plazas, and all the best modern architecture contemporary engineers and architects have to offer. From the famous Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world) to the Sapporo Dome (which touts a moving field) to the Lloyd's Building in London, there is no shortage of amazing architecture among these modern architectural feats.

What are the top examples of modern architecture? Where are the greatest modern architects? What are the most breathtaking buildings in the world? This is your chance to vote on the best modern architectural marvels in the world. If you don't see your favorite architectural feat on the modern structures list, make sure to add them to this list of these cool buildings. The best architectural work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry, I.M. Pei, and a host of other brilliant modern architects are on the list, but new modern buildings are erected every day, so make sure to keep adding brilliant modern structures pictures to this modern architecture list.

What are architectural marvels around the world? Take a look here and see for yourself.
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Fallingwater


Fallingwater is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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Fallingwater or Kaufmann Residence is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. The home was built partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run section of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in ...more

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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The museum was inaugurated on October 18, 1997, by the past King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Built alongside the Nervion River, ...more

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6 people just voted on China Central Television Headquarters


China Central Television Headq... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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The CCTV Headquarters is a 234 m, 44-story skyscraper on East Third Ring Road, Guanghua Road in the Beijing Central Business District. The tower serves as headquarters for China Central Television that was formerly at the China Central Television Building located at 11 Fuxin Road some 15 km to the ...more

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6 people just voted on Sydney Opera House


Sydney Opera House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Situated on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, close to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the facility is adjacent to the Sydney central business district and the Royal Botanic Gardens, between Sydney and ...more

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6 people just voted on National Centre for the Performing Arts


National Centre for the Perfor... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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The National Centre for the Performing Arts is a multi-venue, multi-purpose cultural centre in Mumbai, India, which aims to promote and preserve India's heritage of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography. It also presents new and innovative work in the performing arts field. The ...more

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6 people just voted on Valencia Opera House


Valencia Opera House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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The Louvre


The Louvre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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Burj Khalifa


Burj Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth
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Burj Khalifa, known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m. ...more

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