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Get over it: World's most spectacular bridges

Get over it: World's most spectacular bridges | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Traveller presents a guide to ten great bridges you should cross in a lifetime, extending beyond the big four of San Francisco's Golden Gate, London's Tower Bridge, New York's Brooklyn Bridge and Australia's coat hanger, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Bridges, perhaps more than any other human construction other than a school, symbolise hope, connection, reaching out to other communities and commitment to the future. The list includes spectacular architectural feats from Prague's Charles Bridge to Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls Bridge.

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Best new architecture for 2015

Best new architecture for 2015 | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Go just about anywhere around the world and you are sure to find great examples of modern architecture. London, New York, Sydney: construction nerds and building buffs, here is your destination list for the best architecture opening in 2015. The new Louvre, Frank Gehry's first Australian building, 140 pavilions at the Milan Expo - it's a big year across the globe for lovers of the big build.

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Great art before you go inside: Top 10 exotic museums

Great art before you go inside: Top 10 exotic museums | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Architecture, at its best, is the equal of any other art form. Sometimes you don't even have to set foot inside a gallery or museum to witness great art. In a few very special cases, the architecture of the building housing the artwork is a masterpiece itself - a work of true genius that delights our senses and challenges our sensibilities. Making the list include Australia's Museum of Old and Modern Art in Hobart, alongside architectural greats such as Paris' Louvre and Bilbao's Guggenheim.

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