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Architecture City Guide: Rome

Courtesy of Flickr CC License / trioptikmal
Courtesy of Flickr CC License / trioptikmal

This week, with the help of our readers, our Architecture City Guide is headed to Rome. As the city that gave us the arch, the dome, and the vault, its influence on architecture is undeniable. We put together a list of 12 modern/contemporary buildings that we feel provides a good starting point. It is far from complete. There are dozens of other great buildings that are not our list, and we are looking to add to the list in the near future. Please add your favorites in the comment section below so we can add them on the second go around. Again thank you to all our readers who sent in their suggestions and photographs. The city guides would not be possible without your help.

To check out other cities visit our world map or our Architecture City Guide page.

The Architecture City Guide: Rome list and corresponding map after the break.

Ara Pacis / Richard Meier

Courtesy of Richard Meier and Partners © Roland Halbe © Jennifer Marshall Courtesy of Richard Meier and Partners © Jennifer Mashall

MAXXI / Zaha Hadid

Church of 2000 / Richard Meier

Auditorium Parco della Musica / Renzo Piano

Palazzetto dello Sport / Pier Luigi Nervi

Palazzo delle Poste / Adalberto Libera

Palazzo della Civilta Italiana / Giovanni Guerrini

Palazzo del Congressi / Adalberto Libera

La Sapienza University Campus / Marcello Piacentini

Biblioteca della Pontificia Universita Lateranense / King Roselli Architetti

Mosque and Islamic Cultural Center / Paolo Portoghesi

MACRO, Museo di arte contemporanea di Roma / Odile Decq

Photographs: Jennifer. Marshall Matthew C Marshall  Trioptikmal Nino gualdoni Blackcat  seier+seier  HyoTsuk  Darrel Ronald  dalbera

Cite:Christopher Henry. "Architecture City Guide: Rome" 17 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/160952/architecture-city-guide-rome/>