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New 'Walking' Antarctic Base Keeps Footloose

avishere (1524593) writes | about a year ago

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avishere (1524593) writes "This is some pretty cool architectural news. After an international competition to redesign a research base in Antarctica whose support stilts were perpetually trapped in ice, Hugh Broughton Architects solved the problem by building a walking city. The Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, which opened this February, is on hydraulically elevated modules that respond to annually rising snow levels."
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