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Architecture

Financial steal: Abu Dhabi investors snap up Scotland Yard
Investors from Abu Dhabi have secured a deal to purchase the iconic Scotland Yard building in St James’s Park. The building, which has housed the Metropolitan Police Service since 1964, sold for a reported £370 million.

10.12.2014 14:03

Real-life 'Eye of Sauron' will open up over Moscow skyscraper tower
Tolkien fans rejoice! The ‘Eye of Sauron’ now is not just fiction – it will light up the skyline of Moscow-City to ominously watch down on the Russian capital as the latest “Hobbit” movie premiers in Russia on Thursday night.

08.12.2014 17:20

Over Bond St in the buff! Naked free-runner scales London skyline
For free-runner world champion Tim Sheiff, it wasn’t enough to scale some of the most impressive buildings on the London skyline. He had to do it completely naked. And take photographs.

28.11.2014 15:07

Colossal $25,000 fine for Russian vandal in Rome
A Russian tourist has been fined €20,000 ($25,000) after he carved a giant letter ‘K’ onto the wall of the best-known structure in all of Italy – the ancient Colosseum in Rome.

24.11.2014 16:16

Eyeful Tower? Paris turns down controversial €500mn skyscraper design
The Paris City Council has voted against plans for a new “Tour Triangle” skyscraper that could ruin the city's 19th-century skyline. However, the mayor immediately declared the results invalid, triggering a debate over city’s image and future.

18.11.2014 12:46

‘Art can be political’ – sculptor of Snowden-Assange-Manning monument
Art is important when it gives the possibility for people to grow up, Italian sculptor Davide Dormino told RT. He has launched a campaign to raise money to erect a “monument to courage” – a statue of three whistleblowers, Assange, Manning, and Snowden.

07.11.2014 11:44

Watch out below! Massive steel bolts fall from London skyscraper
Two heavy steel bolts broke off one of London’s tallest skyscrapers, prompting urgent ultrasound tests on more than 3,000 ‘mega-bolt’ on the City’s ‘cheese-grater’ tower.

06.11.2014 11:44

Rising from the ashes: Amazing time-lapses of One World Trade Center construction
The centerpiece of New York’s World Trade Center finally opened for business on Monday, 13 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks which destroyed the twin towers. RT takes a look at the different stages of reconstructing the world famous landmark.

03.11.2014 14:30

Kremlin’s Spasskaya tower to open gates for tourists
The gates of the Kremlin's main clock Spasskaya tower may be thrown open to visitors soon, Moscow top officials have announced.

31.07.2014 22:20

Amid Iraq’s carnage, preserving its ancient World Heritage sites may offer a glimmer of hope
And so the latest in the surrealist horror show that the nightly news on Iraq has become, offers a rich narrative mine, at least for a writer working on a political travelogue of ancient sites. Once again, the Mongol hordes are at the gates.

01.07.2014 09:42

It’s a boy! US exchange student rescued from giant stone vagina in Germany
The German fire services had to be called out in force to rescue a US exchange student from a giant marble vagina, located in a southwestern university town, after he crawled inside for a dare.

22.06.2014 15:56

Faking it Eurostyle: China builds mini-me towns (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
China's skill in replication has developed to something bigger than just handbags or watches. Precise copies of world famous landmarks are built around the country too - some growing into whole copycat communities.

07.06.2014 12:44