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AD Classics: Chrysler Building / William Van Alen

~The Chrysler Building designed in 1930 by William Van Alen is an Art Deco style skyscraper and the most spectacular building in New York City. At 1,046 feet (319 m), the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931| House of Beccaria#

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Renzo Piano behind Europe’s tallest building: The Shard London

The Shard (aka London Bridge Tower), now the tallest building in the European Union, opens to the public Feb. 2013 | Architect: Renzo Piano | London, UK

I love the artistry of Paris...Even from their buildings! :: Flaking blue paint is somehow quintessentially Paris.