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Snhettas wave-inspired landscape blends land art with functionality

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 16, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Aug 15, 2016

Undulating grassy swells reminiscent of ocean waves dominate the MAX IV Laboratory landscape and are placed in an arc formation radiating out of the circular, Fojab-designed synchrotron facility. Inspired by the rural landscape and perhaps radiation waves, the sinuous landscape is more than just eye candy. The landscape architects used computer models to design a wave landscape that mitigated ground vibrations, optimized cut and fill strategies, and used the valleys of the mounds to manage stormwater...






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