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You might have missed these new buildings, but they're definitely worth checking out in 2012

From a humble convention center in Equatorial Guinea to a glass museum in China, it's been an intriguing year for architecture buffs. With 2011 drawing to a close, we looked for 11 new buildings from the past year you should make a point to see.

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Mark Byrnes
Mark Byrnes

Mark Byrnes is a senior associate editor at CityLab who writes about design, history, and photography.

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