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A free new iPhone application that shows architecture from across the globe is now available for download from iTunes.
‘Buildings’ is an application containing an encyclopaedia of architecture at the user’s fingertips. It supplies information, images and videos on over 2500 historic, contemporary and conceptual buildings, enabling the user to find and learn about architecture nearby, across their country or overseas.
Using GPS technology to pinpoint the user’s location, Buildings is also a perfect mobile guide for travellers who can use their iPhone to find directions to buildings of interest.
Architects can upload their own work and other users can also upload their photos and videos, and share with their online community via Facebook and Twitter.
With a rapidly growing, user-generated database of architecture, Buildings offers a rich source of architectural information to professionals, architecture-lovers, tourists and students. The application can be downloaded from the[” iTunes App store”:http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/buildings/id374825541?mt=3D8&uo=3D4].
For more information visit the [“Open Buildings”:http://www.openbuildings.com/] website.
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