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The architect who designs warped buildings

Architect Frank Gehry's creations will go down in history for their curvilinear shapes. Such is the case with the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. We explore the life and work of one of the world's most influential architects.

31/10/2023

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The mysteries of France's most famous fortified island

Legend has it that the history of Mont Saint-Michel began with a dream that came true. This islet was once home to a Benedictine abbey and became an important place of pilgrimage as well as a prison. Over time it has become one of France's main tourist attractions.

19/07/2023

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The best kept secrets of the Forbidden City

The Forbidden City was home to China's emperors and their families for nearly 500 years. It was forbidden to enter the palace complex without permission, on pain of death. This is how one of China's most enigmatic masterpieces was built.

28/06/2023

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The genius of metal tainted by a corruption scandal

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel's illustrious career as a builder was marred by one of the biggest financial scandals of the 19th century. We look at how this genius of metalworking was affected by a project to build giant locks in the Panama Canal.

21/06/2023

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The mysteries of the world's heaviest building

At over four million tonnes, the weight of the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest is truly staggering. We look at the construction and curiosities of the second largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon in the United States.

24/05/2023

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