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Contemporary Buildings in the Antarctic

post updated 27 Feb 2020

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Architecture in Antarctica

Antarctica is the southernmost continent in the world. We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Antarctica Architecture. We aim to include Antarctic buildings / projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed Antarctica buildings, new building designs and architectural exhibitions. We also post architecture competitions across Antarctica.

Antarctica Buildings – Major Designs

Antarctica Building News

29 Feb 2016
Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station
Design: ESTÚDIO 41 Arquitetura
Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station
image from architect
Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station Building
This project won the international tender for the reconstruction of the Brazilian station in Antarctica.

Antarctica Buildings, alphabetical:

Bharati Research Station Antarctica
Design: bof Architekten + IMS
Bharati Research Station Antarctica
image : NCAOR
Bharati Research Station
India’s third Antarctic research station by bof Architekten / IMS (Germany) is a striking modernist structure made from 134 prefabricated shipping containers.

Halley VI Polar Research Station
Design: Hugh Broughton Architects + AECOM
Halley VI Polar Research Station Antarctica
photo : A. Dubber
Halley VI Polar Research
The first fully relocatable polar research station in the world became fully operational in February 2013 and signals a new dawn for 21st Century polar research.

Iceberg Living Station Antarctica
Design: David Garcia + MAP Architects
Iceberg Living Station Antarctica
image : MAP Architects
Iceberg Living Station
Iceberg Living Station is a speculative design by David Garcia / MAP Architects (Denmark) for a future research station made entirely from ice, Iceberg Living Station negates the need to transport foreign materials to Antarctica.

Jang Bogo Research Station Antarctica
Design: Space Group + KOPRI
Jang Bogo Research Station Antarctica
image from architects
Jang Bogo Research Station
Korea is becoming a significant player in Antarctic research and Jang Bogo, by Space Group (South Korea), will be one of the largest year-round bases on the continent when it opens in 2014.

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica
Design: International Polar Foundation
Princess Elisabeth Antarctica
photo : René Robert
Princess Elisabeth
Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Conceived, designed, constructed and operated by the International Polar Foundation (Belgium), Princess Elisabeth is Antarctica’s first zero-emission station.


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Location: Antarctica

Argentina Houses

Argentina Architects Studios

South American Buildings
Contador-Weller House
photograph : Carlos Eguiguren

Peru Architecture

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