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Funky Gemma Observatory in New Hampshire is the perfect place for stargazing

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 01, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lidija Grozdanic) last modified Aug 31, 2017

The new Gemma Observatory in New Hampshire defies architectural tradition by rejecting the established dome form. Instead, this private astronomical observatory looks like it has been carved out of the rock on which it stands. Anmahian Winton Architects designed the building as a faceted volume that creates optimal conditions for sky observation. The building is located on a remote mountain summit in central New Hampshire. It sits on a granite outcropping, amidst a very "dark" landscape with minimal...





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