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7 modern architectural wonders

May 21, 2008

We are all too familiar with the seven wonders of the world. But few have any idea about what may be termed as the seven architectural wonders of the modern world.

Conde Nast Traveler, an American travel magazine, in its April issue highlighted seven mega arcitechtural wonders stretching from China to Dubai to Canada.

Read on to find more about them...

Although not mentioned by the magazine, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao by Frank Gehry was probably the most oft-mentioned new building of 1998 and 1999 in architecture circles. The composition continues a curvaceous, free-form sculptural style that has become a Gehry signature.

Image: The new Guggenheim museum by the river Bilbao, Spain.| Photograph: Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images

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