Design for the Columbia Memorial Space Science Learning Center

Posted on April 6, 2007

Columbia Memorial Space Science Learning Center


Commemorating the 4th anniversary of the Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy, the Miami-based architecture firm Arquitectonica unveiled its design for the Columbia Memorial Space Science Learning Center in Downey, California. The architectural design for the 18,000-square-foot Science Center features a distinctively shaped, shimmering silver skin, an exciting double-height lobby, and interactive exhibits. According to Arquitectonica, the design embodies the aspirations and ambition of astronauts exploring space. NASA's page remembering the STS-107 Crew can be found here.

Image: Arquitectonica

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