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Renzo Piano (b. 1937) is an Italian architect and the winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1998. His notable projects include Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Shard London Bridge, Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, Nemo Science Center in Amsterdam, and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. His Centro Botin, an arts center in Santander in northern Spain, appears on a stamp issued by Correos on March 31, 2021.
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Mario Botta (1943 - ) is a Swiss architect. His designs tend to include a strong sense of geometry, often being based on simple shapes. His notable projects include Church of St. John the Baptist Mogno, Santa Maria degli Angeli Monte Tamaro, Stadt- und Landesbibliothek Dortmund, Évry Cathedral, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others. His Granatkapelle Penken appears in a stamp issued by Austrian Post in July 2021.
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KuolC5310.

Thanks for continuing this series. Find the postings interesting and informative.

While many of the structures are familiar, others are new to me.
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Alejandro Chataing (1873-1928) was an important Venezuelan architect. He was a prolific architect who helped give Caracas a new face. His notable projects include the National Pantheon, the Department of the Interior, Bolivarian Museum, the First National City Bank, among others. A stamp issued in 2008 featured his Palacio Municipal Caracas.
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Pekka Vapaavuori (b. 1962) is a Finnish architect. He started his architect office in Turku in 1994. He is best known for his KUMU Art Museum completed in 2006. His other projects include Kakola Funicular Stations and Logomo Cultural and Conference Centre.
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Andreyan Zakharov (1761-1811), Russian architect, worked in the manner of Russian classicism. The author of the complex of buildings of the Main Admiralty in the center of St. Petersburg



A gilded boat from the spire of the Admiralty has become a symbol of the city
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Imre Makovecz (1935–2011) was a Hungarian architect active in Europe from the late 1950s onward. His work showcases the style of Hungarian Art Nouveau and National Romanticism. His most notable projects include Cultural Center Sárospatak, Sports Hall Visegrád, Town Hall and Commercial Center of Dunajská Streda, Hungarian Pavilion at the Seville Expo '92 in Seville (shown on the stamp), and Community Center Kakasd.
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Fernando Romero (b. 1971) is a Mexican architect. He is the founder of fr·ee and Archivo Diseńo y Arquitectura. A stamp issued in 2013 features his Soumaya Museum (Mexico City). His other notable projects include Casa da Música (Porto), Eco Museum (Mexico City), G-20 Convention Center (Los Cabos), Plaza Carso (Mexico City), and Cervantes Tower (Mexico City).
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Laurids Ortner (b. 1941) is an Austrian architect and university lecturer. He is known for his design of public projects, such as Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK) in Vienna and Saxon State Library in Dresden. A stamp issued by Austrian Post in 2022 features his roof structure MQ-Libelle for the Leopold Museum in the Museum Quarter of Vienna.
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Polish architect V. Gorodetsky designed the House with Chimaeras in Kyiv.
This souvenir sheet of 5 stamps was released in 2021
1. "House with Chimeras. A fragment of the decor"
2. "House with Chimeras. Duel of an eagle with a panther"
3. "House with Chimeras. African motifs"
4. "V. Gorodetsky. 1863-1930"
5. "House with Chimeras. 1901-1903 Kyiv"

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