Gallery: Henning Larsen Wins Competition to Build Green Particle Accele...

Sweden will soon be home to the largest and most advanced neutron-based research center to study things like the Higgs boson, DNA and molecular proteins. The European Spallation Source (ESS), which will be located in Lund, Sweden, will be designed by Henning Larsen Architects, COBE and SLA, who recently won the award through an international competition. The site will be filled with lush gardens, green roofs and lots of outdoor space to soak up rainwater. The research facility itself will also be far more advanced and energy efficient than other existing particle accelerators allowing scientists to do more with less energy.

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