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October 27, 2004

Biosphere

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Biosphere, Montreal (Canada)

The attraction of the Expo 1967 by the famous architect Buckminster Fuller has lost its skin, but is still one of the most important landmarks of Montreal.
Today it houses a water exhibition.

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Random post from the past:

Wooden Church, Kizhi Pogost

Unfortunately, my slides from 1980 are already starting to fade, reason enough to scan the most important ones! This is a picture I took in Kizhi Pogost (Karelia, Russia) back in 1980. Kizhi Pogost is a museum village displaying the art of Russian wood archtiecture and was recognised as a "Unesco's World Heritage Site" in 1990. All the building, including this 22-towered church, were constructed without the use of a single nail! The surrounding landscape very much enhances the atmosphere of tranquility. ...

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