Brick architecture

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Albi Cathedral
Amsterdam Canal Ring Several buildings, including the Beurs van Berlage
Angkor Angkor's Pre Rup and Roluos complex are brick buildings.
Anuradhapura Brick dagobas
Aranjuez The palace is made out of brick
Australian Convict Sites Hyde Park Barracks
Ayutthaya
Baekje Historic Areas “The stone chamber tombs with a corridor and the brick chamber tombs that were discovered in the Royal Tombs in Songsan-ri and the Royal Tombs in Neungsan-ri clearly illustrate that Baekje embraced – and advanced – the royal tomb-building technique of vaulted brick chamber tombs, which were popular at that time in China.” - Nomination File
Belfries belfru of Calais,Loos, Lille, Comines, Gravellines, Herentals, tielt, Binche
Brugge
Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
Bukhara
Christiansfeld All residential houses, but also the communal buildings, are one- and two-storey street-sided yellow brick constructions (AB ev)
Cracow Wawel Castle, Saint Florian's Gate, Trinity Church, Saint Mary's Basilica
Defence Line of Amsterdam Fort near Abcoude, Muiden Fortress
Dengfeng Songyue Pagoda - "the earliest known Chinese brick pagoda" (wiki)
Fagus Factory
Flemish Béguinages
Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Roman Brick, Robie House
Gamzigrad-Romuliana Opus latericium
Gonbad-e Qâbus baked-brick
Gyeongju Bunhwangsa Temple was built in honor of Queen Seondeok (27th ruler of Silla, 632-647), who was the first female ruler of the Silla kingdom. Here you will find Mojeonseoktap, the oldest surviving stone pagoda from the Silla kingdom. A structure unlike any other, Mojeonseoktap is made of roughly-hewn stone bricks.
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region several churches including Oura Cathedral
Hwaseong Fortress "Use of brick as a building material for the fortress and employment of efficient pulleys and cranes were also due to the influence of Silhak (practical learning)." - wiki
Independence Hall
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
Itchan Kala
Ivrea red brick factory of Camillo Olivetti
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba Estancia of Caroya
Karlskrona The "Finnish Church"
Kathmandu Valley
Kinderdijk Walls of the windmills are made of brick
Kunya-Urgench Gutluk-Temir Minaret
Liverpool Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse "the world's largest brick warehouse. Standing 125 feet (38 m) high, the building was, at the time of its construction in 1901, claimed to be the world's largest building in terms of area" (Wiki)
Lübeck
Mahabodhi Temple Complex "The site has had significant influence in the development of brick architecture over the centuries"
Malbork Castle
Mantua and Sabbioneta Most of its architecture (Sant'Andrea, Pallazo di Té) is made out of brick, sometimes covered with stucco, as there is no natural stone in this region
Masjed-e Jâme' masterpiece of Seljuq brick architecture (AB ev)
Meroe The latest pyramids were faced in brick (nom file)
Minaret of Jam
Mining Sites of Wallonia Le Grand Hornu
Mir Castle
Moenjodaro Unbaked brick
Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha "Also here is the Wuliang Zhuandian (Beamless Brick Hall), an exceptional 16th century domed brick building that has survived many earthquakes without Collapse and is important for the study of ancient Chinese building design and construction." (AB evaluation)
Mount Wutai Manjusri Hall of Xiantong Temple, early brick buiding in China Ping Yao - most of the City were built in brick
Mudejar Architecture of Aragon The use of brick is one of the characteristics of Mudéjar, for example in its towers
Nalanda Most of the constructions
Namhansanseong "The parapets are made of grey bricks for shock absorption from cannon attacks, and this was done in accordance with the opinions of the School of Practical Learning who were much influenced by the Chinese." - Nomination File
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
Paramaribo Most of the buildings are made out of wood, except for the Ministry of Finance and a few others
Pergamon Red Basilica
Plantin-Moretus Museum
Polonnaruva Rangkot Vihara and Quadrangle
Puebla
Pyu Ancient Cities Beikthano, ... combining brick and wooden architecture (AB ev)
Qutb Minar The world's tallest brick minaret
Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Constructed in red brick
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Palazzo Carignano, Castello del Valentino and courtyard of Palazzo Reale
Riga St Mary's Dome, Saint Peter's Church, Saint Jacob's Church, Saint John's Church, House of the Blackheads
Rjukan / Notodden brick Boiler House at Rjukan
Roskilde Cathedral
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Basilica of St. Sernin, Toulouse
Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil
Sambor Prei Kuk brick temples
Schokland Church of Middelbuurt
Shahr-i Sokhta mudbrick city
Siena Palazzo Pubblico among numerous other buildings
Soltaniyeh one of the largest brick domes in the world (wiki)
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District "Chilehaus, Messberghof, Sprinkenhof, Mohlenhof, Montanhof, and Miramar-Haus –.... stand out for their unity of function and their Modernist brick-clad architecture." (AB)
Stralsund and Wismar
Tabriz Bazaar Buildings are made of brick
Thang Long Flag tower
Torun
Tower of London The 13th-century Beauchamp Tower marks the first large scale use of brick as a building material in Britain, since the 5th-century departure of the Romans (wiki)
Town Hall and Roland, Bremen Town Hall
Verla Groundwood and Board Mill Replaced the wood after fires in 1876 and 1892
Vilnius Church of St. Anne, Saint Francis' Church, Saint Nicholas' Church, Upper Castle
West Lake Liuhe Pagoda is one of the best-preserved brick andwood pagodas extant in China. Originally built in 970 AD, the inner brick core is the result of a reconstruction in 1165.
Yaroslavl Yaroslavl's many churches in the WHS area are brick architecture; for example, Chuch of Epiphany and Church of Alexander Nevsky.
Zollverein several main buildings are made in dark brown bricks

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