National Center for Atmospheric Research Building, Boulder, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean
N 39° 58.701 W 105° 16.505
13S E 476511 N 4425390
Quick Description: This research complex stands out along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2011 5:27:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMBBAN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 10

Long Description:
This institute is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Sitting atop a mesa overlooking Boulder, the I.M.Pei-designed building is also a "Great Building of the World".
From their webpage: "NCAR’s activities as an integrator, innovator, and community builder are contributing to the development of a predictive Earth system science that can help sustain Earth’s habitability, improve environmental quality, safeguard human health, reduce the impacts of natural disasters, and increase economic productivity."
Public tours, school activities, teacher workshops, and interactive science exhibits are available in the visitor's center.
Architect: I. M. Pei

Prize received: AIA Gold Medal

In what year: 1979

Website about the Architect: [Web Link]

Website about the building: [Web Link]

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