Des Moines Public Library. David Chipperfield. (USA). 2006

" In the Western Gateway Park in Des Moines, capital of the state of Iowa, architect David Chipperfield has designed a new central library intended to be the cornerstone of a wide-ranging redevelopment project. "

Rectory building for New Lisbon University - Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus. Lisbon, 1998

" A severe but absolutely modern rectory. Closed off to the outside world, yet definitely present, inevitably establishing a relationship with the square it stands in and the city around it. "

Canadian War Museum - Moriyama & Teshima Architects
Ottawa, 2005

" The Canadian War Museum is a memorial to all the men who worked for the Canadian Armed Forces and the country's national museum of military history. "

Astana (Kazakistan). Palace of peace and reconciliation. Foster and Partners. 2006

" The pyramid built in Astana, the capital city of Kazakistan, fits into a cube measuring 62 metres on each side. It is intended to be a monument to interfaith discussion and dialogue. "

Ibirapuera Auditorium. San Paolo, Oscar Niemeyer. 2005

" Designed in 1955 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the foundation of San Paolo, Ibirapuera Park is a large green area containing a Planetarium, a Museum of Modern Art and an Auditorium, all designed by Oscar Niemeyer. "

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