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Unesco Adds Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architecture to World Heritage List

Fallingwater and the Guggenheim are among eight of the architect’s major works that were added to the conservation list. By Lauren Messman Eight major works designed by Frank Lloyd Wright were inscribed alongside international treasures like the Great Wall of China and the...
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Rio de Janeiro Receives the First-Ever Title of UNESCO World Capital of Architecture | Architectural Digest

Located in Brazil—a country that helped shape renowned architects such as Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa—Rio will host thousands of attendees for the World Congress of Architects in 2020 Text by Ryan Smith Rio de Janeiro, known for world-class samba, caipirinhas, and breathtaking...
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The Statue of Liberty in New York was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984

AIA urges Trump to continue UNESCO’s architecture and design initiatives

by Eleanor Gibson The American Institute of Architects has declared its support for UNESCO after the US announced it is pulling out of the organisation, and encouraged President Donald Trump‘s administration to preserve initiatives that “reinforce the value and...
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