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Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fasiladas’ Palace and the surrounding imperial buildings are the main draw to Gondar, 450 miles north of Addis Ababa.
The Royal Enclosure in Gondar, Ethiopia, starting with Fasiladas’ Palace, is one of the highlights of visiting the Northern Region.
Need a break from Addis Ababa? Venture outside the city. One of Entoto’s highlights is the palace built for Emperor Menelik II in the late 19th century.
A highlight of Ethiopia, Lalibela's masterpiece is the Church of Saint George, carved to appear like a three dimensional Greek cross.
Today it was as hot as 45°C (112F°) in the United Arab Emirates, but once I entered Al Bastakiya in Dubai, it felt up to 10°C cooler.
Gaze at the architecture while enjoying a coffee or cocktail and watch the world go by when enjoying Trieste at night.
El Rancho Vista Estates in Palm Springs is a stellar collection of mid-century architecture. Many of the homes have been restored.
Home to 200,000 people, Trieste is a fascinating corner of Italy with its Balkan, Hapsburg and Venetian influences.
Little about GM's Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.
Horace Gifford’s legacy of sustainable and seductive architecture in Fire Island, New York, has recently seen a resurgence in interest.
The Aluminaire House, the first metal prefabricated house built in the U.S., will move to Palm Springs, the epicenter of mid-century modern architecture.
When you cross the bridge driving into central Abu Dhabi, you cannot miss the soaring minarets and massive domes of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.