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Design: ESTÚDIO 41 Arquitetura. In certain places around the world nature sometimes creates adverse conditions for the human body. In these places, thinking a building is almost like designing a costume, an artifact that protects and comforts a person.
In a study put together by famed arctic behavioural scientist Professor Ross Bight on behalf of Gala, the results showed that of the subjects who participated, over 76% performed better across a variety of casino based games in colder conditions.
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.
This architectural proposal is a speculative design by David Garcia / MAP Architects (Denmark) for a future research station made entirely from ice, it negates the need to transport foreign materials to Antarctica.
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.
India’s third Antarctic research station by bof Architekten / IMS (Germany) is a striking modernist structure made from 134 prefabricated shipping containers.
Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Conceived, designed, constructed and operated by the International Polar Foundation (Belgium), Princess Elisabeth is Antarctica’s first zero-emission station.