The Shard

London, UK

The Shard is a 72-storey skyscraper in London. Its construction began in March 2009. It opened to the public on 1 February 2013. Standing 309.6 metres high, The Shard is the tallest building in the European Union.

The glass-clad pyramidal tower has 72 habitable floors, with a viewing gallery and open-air observation deck – the UK's highest – on the 72nd floor, at a height of 244.3 metres.
 

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Hagia Sophia

Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, built in Constantinople almost 1,500 years ago and a landmark of global importance has been protected with an Advanced fire system.

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London Underground

London, UK

More commonly known as the Tube to everyday commuters, the London Underground is a rapid transit system serving the Greater London and some surrounding areas. Its routes serve 270 stations on 11 lines, with over 250 miles of track. The network incorporates part of the world’s first underground railway – The Metropolitan Railway. Integrated under public ownership in 1933, the Tube now serves 3.66 million passengers daily.  A multi-billion ongoing improvement plan is now underway to bring the network up to modern standards and prepare for further growth in London’s population.

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Palazzo Versace

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Queensland, Australia

The world’s first fashion-branded hotel is a venture between Gianni Versace S.P.A. and the Sunland Group. Their shared commitment to excellence in design, fine workmanship and the creation of extraordinary environments saw Palazzo Versace welcome its first guests in September 2000.

Palazzo Versace has 200 hotel rooms and suites and seventy-two neighbouring condominiums, three restaurants and also the Palazzo Versace has its own private 90 berth marina.

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Landmark Building

Dubai, UAE

Located on Dubai Marina, overlooking Sheikh Zayed Road, Landmark's flagship corporate HQ will boast 10 floors for parking, 19 floors for offices, an elevated glass boardroom on the 20th floor and 12 high-speed elevators. 

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Durham Cathedral

Durham, UK

Durham Cathedral, the 1,000-year-old World Heritage Site and one of Britain’s most visited buildings, is now protected by market-leading intelligent fire panels from Advanced.

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Cairo Tower

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Cairo, Egypt

As the city's most famous landmark after the Pyramids, Cairo Tower was built in 1961 with the help of more than 500 Egyptian workers. It was designed by the Egyptian Engineer Na'oum Shobaib, built out of concrete and iron in order to depict the lotus, a flower which the ancient Egyptians used to produce papyrus.

From its 187 meters, the Cairo Tower offers the most amazing panoramic views of the Egyptian capital and features a revolving restaurant at the top where the waiters are dressed like ancient Egyptians.

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Romanian National Library

Bucharest, Romania

The National Library of Romania is a landmark building in the heart of Bucharest. The new library building, which contains more than 13 million individual items, and important collections was started in the 1980s but work was halted after the 1989 revolution, only starting again in 2009. Completed and opened in 2012, the building has now been fully equipped with the latest fire systems.

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Westfield Shopping Centre

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Sydney, Australia

Westfield Sydney, formerly Westfield Centrepoint, is a 1 million square foot upscale shopping centre operated by the Westfield Group and located beneath the Sydney Tower in the Sydney central business district, Australia.

The site of the A$860 million Westfield Sydney redevelopment was once occupied by the Westfield Centrepoint Shopping Centre and the smaller Skygarden and Imperial Arcades.

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