This is way cool!
La Géode was designed by architect Adrien Fainsilber and engineer Gérard Chamayou. Since May 6, 1985, the date of its inauguration, La Géode has inspired, surprised and fascinated visitors from around the world. It is composed of 6,433 polished stainless steel equilateral triangles that form the sphere which reflects the sky. It is situated in Parc de la Villette at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie (City of Science and Industry) in Paris, France.
“…As I pored through those files one day, I came across some folders relating to our Einstein Planetarium, originally called the Spacearium. That’s where I found “The Ghosts of Forever: The Great Shout of…
L’hemisfèric is a part of the The Ciutat de les Arts i les Cièncias, which is an entertainment-based cultural and architectural complex situated at the end of the former riverbed of the river Turia.
The projects construction began in July 1996 and the finished “city” was inaugurated on April 16, 1998 with the opening of the first and most treasured building L’Hemisfèric.
"Hemisfèric is a remarkable and spectacular building designed by Santiago Calatrava that represents a huge human eye. Particularly it is referred to as the eye of wisdom. This symbolises the observation of the world that visitors discover by means of surprising audiovisual projections." ~SOURCE
Built in 1964 and originally called the “Fleischmann Atmospherium-Planetarium.”
The planetarium’s uniquely shaped building, officially termed a “hyperbolic parabaloid,” was designed by famed Reno architect Ray Hellman, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.
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