June 5, 2006 5:27 AM   Subscribe

The Phaeno is a science playground for kids. The architecture by Zaha Hadid is simply stunning. More here.
posted by namagomi (7 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
This is the first I've been exposed to her work and stunning it is indeed. And what a great place to take the kids. The look of wonderment on their faces is priceless. Thanks for the post. And here's a "flythrough" of it (QT).
posted by sluglicker at 6:31 AM on June 5, 2006

Lovely, thanks namagomi!
posted by carter at 7:42 AM on June 5, 2006

Gorgeous - thanks for the post, namagomi. I would like to see even more shots from the interior - looks like an intriguing building to walk through.
posted by madamjujujive at 8:22 AM on June 5, 2006

And to think that the Welsh turned down her award winning design for the Cardiff Opera House. "Cardiff politicians were wary of highbrow architecture being “imposed” on a Welsh city by London"
posted by adamvasco at 8:24 AM on June 5, 2006

Dubai Properties, a member of Dubai Holding, today declared UK-based firm, Zaha Hadid Architects, as the winners of a competition to design three iconic towers at Business Bay, one of the region's most ambitious real estate projects to date. June 3.

Business Bay

posted by xod at 8:32 AM on June 5, 2006

This is awesome. Thank you, namagomi.
posted by dios at 9:20 AM on June 5, 2006

Gorgeous. But the first thing that keeps springing to mind is "Where's my skateboard!?".
posted by loquacious at 8:06 PM on June 5, 2006

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