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Created by architects, "Buildings" gives tourists and architecture enthusiasts a mobile encyclopedia of more than 40,000 buildings across the globe to discover at their fingertips, complete with expert commentary and insight. The app enhances your experience by using GPS to identify your location and highlight interesting ‘Nearby’ buildings.

The architecture in the app’s database supplies information, images and videos about historical buildings and modern architecture, which have been crowd-sourced from architects from around the world. It is the most up-to-date and detailed database of buildings in the world today. You can find and get directions to interesting architecture nearby, add photos to buildings you are visiting, make comments, checkin and also share with your friends; in addition the app shows you daily featured buildings from around the world.

With "Buildings" in your pocket, you can indulge your passion for local architecture and enjoy a more profound understanding of the history of the buildings around you than ever before.

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Recently changed in this version

Version 1.2.1:
- Minor bug fixes;

Version 1.2.0:
- minor bug fixes
- Removed support for the World Architecture Festival & Inside Festival in Barcelona.

Version 1.1.0:
- minor bug fixes
- App2SD support
- Added support for the World Architecture Festival & Inside Festival in Barcelona. If you're attending the event, activate the conference-specific content via the settings screen.

Comments and ratings for Buildings
  • (16 stars)

    by Jess Nielson on 09/04/2014

    It is a stupid app. If you think you build buildings... you don't, you just look at pictures. And it didn't even let me use my email adress. It said it was wrong... but it wasn't. It is just useless. All it does is take up space on your phone... trust me on this one. DON'T DOWNLOAD.

  • (16 stars)

    by Loaa Nemo on 02/03/2014

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    by Yaseen Malik on 20/06/2013

    Really handy....

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    by william field on 24/05/2013


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    by Jal Jerger on 23/04/2013

    Incredible resource for local and global buildings. Infinitely expanded my knowledge. Never would have discovered the beauty of Albania, Azerbaijan and others.

  • (16 stars)

    by Kristaps Kuzņecovs on 21/04/2013

    It is a great app but currently crashes a lot on my phone.

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    by Tony Cerda on 17/04/2013

    I downloaded this app and it is telling me that I cannot use my email address to register for an account. When I use the "Nearby" feature it brings up "NO RESULTS." I live in a historic neighborhood and two doors from me is a residence that is now a Civil War Museum. I also live one block away from a second Civil War museum which is not coming up on the app as well. Looks like this app needs som

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