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Federation Square by Bates/Smart

Federation Square is an imaginative vision of urban life. This is a city precinct that consolidates cultural, recreational and commercial activities along the river while maintaining real links to Melbourne’s adjoining cultural and commercial districts. Read more here.

Kimbell Art Museum by Louis Kahn

Located in , Texas, the  by Louis Kahn has become a mecca for all who are interested in modern architecture. The element of natural light is the main focus of the design, and creates elegant spaces that are perfectly suited for the art that it houses. Read more here.

Melbourne Museum, Carlton - Denton Corker Marshall

Melbourne Museum is located in the Carlton Gardens in MelbourneAustralia, adjacent the Royal Exhibition Building.

It is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere, and is a venue of Museum Victoria, which also operates the Immigration Museum and Scienceworks Museum. (Wikipedia)

Villa Savoy (Poissy, France) - Le Corbusier

Situated in Poissy, a small commune outside of Paris, is one of the most significant contributions to modern architecture in the 20th century, Villa Savoye by .  Read more hereThe Villa Savoye is considered by many to be the seminal work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. Situated at Poissy, outside of Paris, it is an iconic architectural example of early modernism, the so-called International Style. Read more here. See more views here.

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National Museum of Australia - architect Howard Raggatt

National Museum of Australia entrance

As designed by architect Howard Raggatt (design architect and design director for the project), the National Museum of Australia  building is based on a theme of knotted ropes, symbolically bringing together the stories of Australians. Read more about it here.

The Tate Modern Project by Herzog & De Meuron

This new development will transform Tate Modern. An iconic new building will be added at the south of the existing gallery. It will create more spaces for displaying the Collectionperformance and installation art and learning, all allowing visitors to engage more deeply with art, as well as creating more social spaces for visitors to unwind and relax in the gallery. Read more here.

The Getty Centre LA by Richard Meier and Partners architects

Unique design elements, beautiful gardens, and open spaces. Richard Meier's Getty Center harmoniously unites the parts of the J. Paul Getty Trust, and makes them accessible not only to Los Angeles but to the world. Read more here.

Australia Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) by Wood Marsh Architects

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) by Wood Marsh Architects is a contemporary art gallery located near the VCA in Melbourne. Read more about it here.

Roca London Gallery - Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects were commissioned to create this unique concept which takes its inspiration from the power of water as a transforming element and which will bring the Roca London Gallery to life. (

Read more about it and see images here, here and here.