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Basílica de la Sagrada Família – The most extraordinary interpretation of Gothic architecture in Barcelona
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Basílica de la Sagrada Família – The most extraordinary interpretation of Gothic architecture in Barcelona

On 19 March 1882, construction of the Sagrada Família began under architect Francisco de Paula del Villar. In 1883, when Villar resigned, Gaudí took over as chief architect, transforming the project with his architectural and engineering style, combining ...
Philips Company – The very first factory in Eindhoven
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Philips Company – The very first factory in Eindhoven

The company was founded in 1891, by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik Philips. Frederik, a banker based in Zaltbommel, financed the purchase and setup of an empty factory building in Eindhoven, where the company started the production of carbon-filam...
Neuschwanstein Castle – The global symbol of the era of Romanticism in Hohenschwangau
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Neuschwanstein Castle – The global symbol of the era of Romanticism in Hohenschwangau

The Castle, is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and in honor of Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and by means of extensive borrowing, rather th...
Burj Al Babas – The excessive residential project in Mudurnu
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Burj Al Babas – The excessive residential project in Mudurnu

  In the Turkish countryside hundreds of identical neo-gothic villas stand starkly in the hillside, a project like something from a Disney film-set. Around 730 stunning black-capped white villas rise in a valley beneath hillsides covered in pines, like mini...

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