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THE WORLD'S TALLEST CONCRETE DAM

At 935 feet high, the Grande Dixence in Switzerland is the tallest gravity dam in the world. Completed in 1961 the dam fuels four hydroelectric power stations that in turn power over 4 Lakh establishments.

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THE WORLD'S TALLEST CONCRETE BUILDING

At 2,716.5 feet with 160 storeys, the Burj Khalifa has several firsts to its credit.

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THE WORLD'S LARGEST CONCRETE POUR

The new Wilshire Grand Center, a hotel and office complex in Los Angeles (USA), set the record for the world’s largest continuous cement pour

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MUSEUM OF EUROPEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN CIVILISATIONS, FRANCE

The delicate concrete filigree-clad Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (MuCEM) by architect Rudy Ricciotti

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LEARNING CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS, VIENNA

Conceived by Zaha Hadid, the imposing library building is the focal point of the university campus with the rest of the buildings grouped around it.

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THE CHURCH OF LIGHT, JAPAN

Located near Osaka, the Church of Light is an arresting example of a striking communal space.

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THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF BRAZIL

when modern architecture was characterised by straight lines and right angles

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TROLLSTIGEN NATIONAL TOURIST ROUTE PROJECT, NORWAY

The spectacularly panoramic Trollstigen plateau is inaccessible during winters and witnesses over 7 metres of snow every year.

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ZARAGOZA BRIDGE PAVILION, SPAIN

Designed by British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, the Bridge Pavilion was the gateway to the 2008 Zaragoza international expo.