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Interior of the Pantheon, an ancient Roman temple built in honor of Roman gods. Constructed of concrete, it features a large dome with an oculus of 43.3 meters (142 ft) in diameter.

another super adobe structure. adobe is mud and again the pipes become a problem. what goes up must come down and depending on the cost of the land there's no need to go up. We're stuck with the "Empire State building" in NYC.

FLORENCE-The Tuscan Capital is a world center for art and architecture. It is best known as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance movement. From the 1300s to the 1500s, Florence was the most economically important city in Europe. The prosperity of this region not only helped redefine the identity of Italy after the fall of the Roman Empire, but it also provided a home for great artists and thinkers like Dante and Leon Batist D’Alberti.

Constructed in 1864 by French engineers in the service of the Ottoman Empire, the abandoned Agios Ioannis Lighthouse is located at the seaward edge of a knife-edge ridge at the northern entrance to the Gulf of Mirambéllou in northeastern Crete. Though the lighthouse’s stone structure is sound, the white paint that once covered the walls has long since peeled away. In addition, the loss of the tower’s metal lantern dome in a 2008 storm has left the interior vulnerable to rain and airborne…