Located in the Civic District of the Downtown Core within the Central Area. Within its vicinity is Raffles Place, which lies across it from the Singapore River, and the Supreme Court’s building across the road.
Wellington Parliament Building: The Beehive, – design by Scottish architect Basil Spence – info + images of New Zealand Parliament building, architecture
This is the regional parliament building for Wales, built around the same time as the Scottish Parliament for a lot less money and with slightly less controversy.
As a public building, the new National Assembly for Wales demonstrates a political commitment to addressing the issue of sustainability. The building exemplifies high environmental standards and has been awarded a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’, the highest score for a building in Wales.
Like its sibling north of the border this devolved Parliament building is difficult to ‘read’ and was massively controversial, but, unlike the Scottish Parliament, it is vastly cheaper and smaller