Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on architecture

Architecture is not based on concrete and steel, and the elements of the soil. It’s based on wonder: Daniel Libeskind

April 07, 2023 09:05 am | Updated 09:05 am IST

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Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on architecture
The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is one of the popular cultural symbols of which country? 
1 / 10 | Born this day in 1918, Jørn Utzon was a Danish architect who won a International Design competition (and £5000) for a landmark building, which is the symbol of an entire continent. After 14 years and $102 million, it was finally opened in 1973. Built to look like shells on a beach, what is the name of this UNESCO Heritage building?
Answer : Sydney Opera House

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