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UK’s first rooftop geodesic science lab pops up on a girls’ school

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 18, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Nov 17, 2015

Perched at a highly visible rooftop location, the 21st century science lab was installed as part of the school’s plan to “bring science alive.” The eye-catching extension serves as a multi-research facility and is primarily used by A-Level Science students. Despite its exposed appearance, the beautiful Solardome can be used year-round and is heated and cooled with an electric-source air pump. The glass geodesic dome is made up of insulated panels and double-glazing to minimize energy use. Related:...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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