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The Granada Science Park is an Angled Marvel

By: Going Like Sixty - Published:   Updated: Jul 12 2011 • References: parqueciencias and designboom
The Granada Science Park in Spain needed an addition, so they looked to Carlos Ferrater and Jimenez Braza to make it happen. From the top, the building looks like a bunch of ski slopes or skateboard ramps. Below each is a 'program container' for the exhibits and functions that occur at that portion of the science park. The result is a building with huge flexibility and stunning good looks.

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