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unrealized master plan for the College Life Insurance Company headquarters, Indianapolis, by Roche Dinkeloo.

unrealized master plan for the College Life Insurance Company headquarters, Indianapolis, by Roche Dinkeloo.

College Life Insurance Company Headquarters under construction, Indianapolis, c.1971. via Lost Indiana.

College Life Insurance Company Headquarters under construction, Indianapolis, c.1971. via Lost Indiana.

College Life Insurance Company Headquarters (The Pyramids), Indianapolis, by Roche/John Dinkeloo Associates, 1972. Photo ©April 2007 Bauzeitgeist.

College Life Insurance Company Headquarters (The Pyramids), Indianapolis, by Roche/John Dinkeloo Associates, 1972. Photo ©April 2007 Bauzeitgeist.

Illustrator’s depiction of Cahokia, c.1200

Illustrator’s depiction of Cahokia, c.1200

diagram of the Doubletree Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington. 

diagram of the Doubletree Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington. 

diagram of the Monks Mound at Cahokia, Illinois, built c.900-1200.

diagram of the Monks Mound at Cahokia, Illinois, built c.900-1200.

wayfinding map icon of the Whale building, Sporenburg/Zeeburg, Amsterdam, 2010.

wayfinding map icon of the Whale building, Sporenburg/Zeeburg, Amsterdam, 2010.

detail of William Blaeu’s 1652 map of Utrecht from the Atlas van Loon.

detail of William Blaeu’s 1652 map of Utrecht from the Atlas van Loon.

Premier Towers with Tema parking in the foreground, Accra. ©February 2009 Bauzeitgeist.

Premier Towers with Tema parking in the foreground, Accra. ©February 2009 Bauzeitgeist.

Book Mountain, by MVRDV, Spijkenisse, Netherlands. Photo ©Sept 2010 Bauzeitgeist. Taken from atop the Oude Kerk, Delft. 

Book Mountain, by MVRDV, Spijkenisse, Netherlands. Photo ©Sept 2010 Bauzeitgeist. Taken from atop the Oude Kerk, Delft. 

Perspective way-finding diagram of La Defense, 2010.

Perspective way-finding diagram of La Defense, 2010.

Pyramid House, Ring Road, Asylum Down, Accra. ©2009 Bauzeitgeist.

Pyramid House, Ring Road, Asylum Down, Accra. ©2009 Bauzeitgeist.

Kwame Nkrumah Masoleum, Accra. ©2008 Bauzeitgeist.

Kwame Nkrumah Masoleum, Accra. ©2008 Bauzeitgeist.

Fidelity House, Ridge, Accra. ©2009 Bauzeitgeist.

Fidelity House, Ridge, Accra. ©2009 Bauzeitgeist.

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