Architecture General Knowledge #2

Can you answer these random questions about architecture?
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What is the foremost work of the Danish architect Jørn Utzon?
Sydney Opera House
What is the tallest structure in Paris?
Eiffel Tower
What Seattle landmark was built for the World's Fair of 1962?
Space Needle
What Egyptian city is home to the "Great Pyramid"?
Giza
What is the name of the mansion where Elvis Presley used to live?
Graceland
What Islamic shrine is located on Jerusalem's Temple Mount?
Dome of the Rock
What protective barrier was meant to keep northern invaders out of China?
Great Wall of China
In what palace did Louis XIV of France live?
Versailles
What building, located in Virginia's Arlington County, serves as the headquarters
of the U.S. military?
The Pentagon
What was world's tallest building between 2004–2010?
Taipei 101
What Canadian architect designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao?
Frank Gehry
What is the term for an Italian country home?
Villa
What twin towers in Kuala Lumpur were once world's tallest?
Petronas Towers
What small cube-shaped building in Mecca is Islam's holiest location?
Kaaba
What is the name of a Mesopotamian pyramid with steps?
Ziggurat
In what Middle Eastern city is world's future-tallest building going to be built?
Jeddah
What is the name of the snow house of the Inuit and Eskimo peoples?
Igloo
What Chinese-American architect designed the Louvre pyramid?
I. M. Pei
What Arabic word, starting with K, refers to a fortress or keep in North Africa?
Kasbah
What expensive building material covers a high percentage of the buildings in Ashgabat?
White Marble
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