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Futuristically Undulating Structures

The Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory Enhances the Sighting

— April 17, 2013 — Art & Design
The Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory is almost as beautiful as the natural phenomenon that inspired its conception and possible construction. Although it boasts a sleek and futuristic aesthetic, the lines of the design are as soft and undulating as the lights projected in the sky. Not to mention that it blends into its wintry setting perfectly.

Designed by Jensen Liu and Sally Hsu, the Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory is meant to be built between the mystical occurence of the northern lights and the urban landmark of Rovaniemi. Designed to to capture and enrich this priceless sighting, it was greatly influenced by the awakening moment of the Eos (the goddess of dawn), which is meant to enhance the lights.
Trend Themes
1. Futuristic Observatory Structures - The design and construction of futuristic observatory structures that capture and enhance natural phenomena opens up opportunities for disruptive innovation in architecture and tourism.
2. Integration of Nature in Design - The integration of natural elements in architecture, such as undulating lines and blends into natural settings, presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in eco-friendly and sustainable constructions.
3. Enhancement of Tourist Experience - Using architecture and design to enhance tourists' experience of natural phenomena, such as the northern lights, presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in tourism industry offerings and services.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - The integration of natural elements and futuristic design into architectural structures presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in the industry, allowing for eco-friendly and sustainable constructions.
2. Tourism - Utilizing architecture and design to enhance tourists' experience of natural phenomena presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in tourism industry offerings and services, allowing for increased revenue and customer satisfaction.
3. Construction - The design and construction of futuristic observatory structures presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in the industry, such as the use of new materials and construction techniques to create sustainable and environmentally friendly structures.
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