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MUSEUMS A Conversation Piece … (No. 30)

You see it, you don’t believe it! Is it a building, a heap of old children’s toys or a scrape yard of painted sheets? No, it’s the latest crazy design of the architect Frank Gehry who amazed us all with the Guggenheim in Bilbao – and has outdone himself here in Panama-City. Amazing that the government had enough … Weiterlesen »

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SECRETS The Conversation Piece … (No. 22)

I know. Because my friend Vassili, one of the most erudite man in Athens, has told me. He is a teacher for Old Greek, the language of the people who rested this huge temple on the rock, towering over the Greek capital. For centuries experts have tried to reach the bottom of the questions: Why … Weiterlesen »

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BUILDINGS A Story Of Glory … (No. 11)

At first I didn’t belief that a house can have a postal code. The „Copan“ in Sao Paulo (Brazil) has one: CEP 01046-925. Amazing! It’s a 140 m (or 420 feet) high, 38 story residential building. Construction was completed in 1966 and it has the largest floor area of any residential building in the world, … Weiterlesen »

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