08 Aug '11, 5am

Universe of Particles; An Architectural Designed Scientific Theory Exhibit - Green Building Elements

Universe of Particles; An Architectural Designed Scientific Theory Exhibit - Green Building Elements

An open mind is required when innovative architecture meets scientific theory. What is the outcome likely to be in building form? In the case of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and architecture firm, Atelier Bruckner, the answer was the 2010 opening of the permanent exhibit, the Universe of Particles. The Globe of Science and Innovation The Universe of Particles is located on the ground floor of CERN’s conference center, The Globe of Science and Innovation, in Meyrin, Geneva. The Globe is a sphere shaped 450 square meter building. The Globe is CERN’s tool for continued work in physics, leading edge technologies and their application in everyday life. It is the birthplace of the worldwide web and the continued science of the ‘nature of esoteric particles containing heavy quarks’. Esoteric particle research is necessary in green architecture because it ...

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