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Floating observatory on the Dutch flat sands changes shape with the tides

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 16, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Ana Lisa last modified Aug 15, 2016

Drie Streken is located at the centre of ‘Zeven Stricken’ (seven illuminated points of the compass), in the island of Terschelling, and was built as part of this year's ten-day Oerol Festival. It can be approach via a long boardwalk that leads to a main circular pavilion that serves as a meeting location illuminated by the Solar System's central star.  Its shape, formed by vertical wooden poles, opens and closes according to the tides to reveal the changing environment. Related: Cosmically-cool...






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