Experimental Design

I’ve always been fascinated with enormous scientific experiments: when the pure functionality of hypothesis and observation translates into architecture. Telescopes are housed in enormous steel domes that rival any cathedral in size. Observatories can stretch across a landscape. While early modernists looked to the technological progress of early 20th century engineering, that isn’t the case anymore. The paths of science and architecture rarely intersect in a meaningful way. Yet, scientists still produce some amazing designs…

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Top Image: Kamioka Observatory, ICRR (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research), The University of Tokyo / Divulgação via terra.

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