Wednesday, October 23, 2013

59/ Art Installations 3

Control Tower by International Arts Megacrew.

Hyperboloid Tower composed of 16 Bamboo Beams arranged as two interlinked circles of 8.
Developed in the early 1900 for radio towers in Russia, hyperbolic paraboloids are known for exceptional strength and minimalist use of materials. More data.

The Cradle of "Mir" (meaning "Peace" and "World") a 36 feet tall pyramid housing a 1:3 scale model of Space Station "Mir" created by Alexander Mironov and his Russian team.

Terrific 360 panoramic view by Michael Holden.

The Mir Station inside its Cradle.

Balloon Chain by Robert Bose
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