[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Thursday, 18 September, 2003, 10:37 GMT 11:37 UK
More of your favourite buildings
1 of 16
Last week we asked you to send your pictures of your favourite buildings, famous or not. Here are more of the best.
Iolani Palace, in Honolulu
2 of 16
Iolani Palace, in Honolulu. "It had indoor, flushing commodes before your Buckingham Palace," says Fran Orian.
Strawberry House
3 of 16
"Strawberry House in Tokyo. All the playful experimentalism of the bubble economy in one building," says Liam, UK.
Big Ben clocktower
4 of 16
"The Palace of Westminster has so many faces. It's one of the most famous buildings in the world, but to me it's magical," says photographer Laura-Ann, Kent.
Nature sanctuary made of local stone
5 of 16
The Nature Sanctuary at the Findhorn Community, near Inverness. "Reminiscent of a Hobbit home, I find it more peaceful than any church," says Val Ghose, Dorset.
Space Needle
6 of 16
A trip to Seattle is worth it for Tim Nebergall, Oregon. "They strung the Space Needle and played it like a 400ft guitar."
Water pumping station
7 of 16
"This is an abandoned pumping station near Selby," says Nicola Harlow. "I wish I had the cash to turn it into a house."
Royal Holloway College, London
8 of 16
"A hidden treasure!" says Andy Potter of London's Royal Holloway College.
Chalet Pujol [for more info see www.capat.org]
9 of 16
Argentina's Chalet Pujol - at the landing site of the first Welsh immigrants - is a decaying jewel with a tiled octangular tower, says Robin Willson.
Burton Barr Library in Phoenix, Arizona, USA
10 of 16
Burton Barr Library in Phoenix, Arizona. "Sunlight bleeds down the concrete wall, giving the illusion that the roof is floating," says Michael Kriskovic.
The Alhambra Arab Palace, in Granada, Spain
11 of 16
The Alhambra Palace sits atop a red hill and offers a fantastic view of Granada, says Adelaida Sanchez.
London
12 of 16
Martin Ortlieb cycles past London's "glass gherkin" each day. He likes the way it seems small when up close and large when further away.
Glasgow cinema
13 of 16
This Glasgow cinema dates from 1938. "Its neon-lit art-deco facade is a great example of night architecture," says Gordon Barr.
Mont Orgueil castle in Jersey, Channel Islands
14 of 16
Mont Orgueil castle in Jersey reminds John Schmidt, US, of centuries of history played out within its granite walls - and of happy childhood days playing in the bay.
Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
15 of 16
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin - a symbol of freedom, says Tarek Ibrahim.
Falling Water
16 of 16
Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece Falling Water is Stephen Kimmel's pick. "It is a strikingly creative design perfectly blended into its surroundings."




LINKS TO MORE IN PICTURES STORIES


 

SEE ALSO:
Your favourite buildings
15 Sep 03  |  In Pictures


TOP IN PICTURES STORIES NOW

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific