BUILDS Build it, and they will come. Taipei 101, the pride of Taiwan, the world's tallest building. Until it wasn't.In central Taipei, Taiwan's National Theatre and Concert Hall are twinned at the gateway entrance to the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall.Viewing from the outside, the 15th century Moghul palace of Fatehpur Sikri, about 30km from Agra, India.More of Akbar's wee home at Fatehpur Sikri, the Diwan-i-Khas.One of the world's most impreessive front doors, Buland Darwaja Gate, also Fatehpur Sikri.Feroz Shah Kotla, the 14th century Indian city, ruins of which sit near the banks of the Yamuna River.Massive and yet delicate carving on the 72-metre Tower of Victory, the Qutab Minar, in the old Indian capital of Mehrauli.Carved stone and wood pillars support a hall in Mehrauli, the first capital of Delhi Sultanate.Centuries old arched hallways of Adham Khan's tomb, near the Qutab Minar. A fine old step well, Rajon ki Baoli is here as well.Shah Jahan builder of the Taj Mahal, left many other fine buildings. Inside the Red Fort, Delhi, the Rang Mahal served as the harem.Arguably the greatest building ever built, the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, buily by her husband Shah Jahan, viewed from the villages and tombs nearby.While Agra will forever be the city of the Taj, Agra Fort is also a fine piece of Moghul architecture.Inside Agra fort, The Shish Mahal (Glass Palace).Still inside Agra Fort, I believe this is the mosque, Moti Masjid. All these wonders date from the 1600s.Yet another glory from Agra Fort, Jahinger's Hauz, the palace built by Akbar.The stout, red gates which protected the dynasty inside Agra Fort.Colourful saris compliment the delicate marble wonder of the tomb of Itad-ud Duala, another Moghul gift to the world, in Agra.This perfectly proportioned marvel is the tomb of Jahan Nur's father. Her daughter's tomb is the Taj itself. Her own tomb is in Pakistan.Try to block out the selfish-sticks and jostle for Instaposition. Drink in the view.The Kua Ban Mosque is the largest in the Taj Mahal complex. sitting to the west on the same raised base as the masoleum.The royal garden across the Yamuna River, Mehtab Bagh, provides some of the best views of Shah Jahan's love.Minaret on the east of Mumtaz Mahal's masoleum. Note the hippies, bottom right, trying to absorb its energy through their hands.The first and last view inside the Taj Mahal for 90,000 people a (busy) day.A hospital losing a battle with nature, as the Namibian desert sands reclaim it from the long-gone German builders.Houses in the Namibian diamond town of Kolmanskop have stood for 100 years. Abandoned in 1956, dunes have built up around and even inside the houses.More abandoned buildings from Namibia's diamond industry, in the Sperrgebeit.Like Luderitz further south, Swakopmund is a bizarre reminder of the German occupation of Namibia, with European architecture, beer, and food.A fine example of British-era architecture in Mawlamyine, Burma.A typical Chinese reesidence/shop front/warehouse, commonly seen in South East Asia, on the waterfront in Pathein, Burma.Balconies on Yangon's busy commercial Padsodan Street allow residents to take in the breeze and noise.Multi-level apartment blocks in Yangon's Chinatown district.Yangon's courthouse is one of the many once fine building from the British occupation of Burma, many of which are losing a race to survive.Cambodia's French designed Royal Palace awaits the coronation of Norodom Sihanouk, Sept 1993.Bokor mountain was a playground for French and wealthy Cambodians before the Khmer Rouge take-over, and sat abandoned from 1975.The Khmer Rouge turned a school into the infamous S-21 torture and execution centre.Repairs to the roof of Cambodia's National Museum, in Phnom Penh, 1995.Ornate entrance to Cambodia's Royal Palace on Sisowath Quay, in the capital Phnom Penh.Inside the Royal Palace grounds. The Silver Pagoda to the left, Palace buidings in the background, and memorials to Royal family members in the foreground.From a different era, the Terrace Of The Elephants was the viewing platform outside the royal residence in 12th century Angkor Thom.Six of these magnificent gates guard the walled city of Angkor Thom, the 12th century capital of Cambodia's Khmer kingdom.In the shadow of the great city, students crammed into a basic classroom in 1995.