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  • House in Bordeaux, Maison a Floriac, (Gironde River valley), Bordeaux, France -- Rem Koolhaas
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  • Dominus Winery, Napanook, Napa Valley CA -- Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron
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  • Educatorium, Utrecht -- Rem Koolhaas/ OMA
     
  • The Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH -- Frank O Gehry
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