Gallery: India’s Bharathi Antarctic Research Station is Made From 134 P...


Any building destined for Antarctica’s frigid frontier has to be really tough so Bof Architekten built India’s massive Bharathi Research Station out of 134 rugged, prefab containers. Restricted by extreme weather conditions and long travel distances, the Hamburg-based design firm wrapped the massive prefabricated building in a special aluminum skin that can withstand powerful winds, below 40 degree Celsius temperatures, blizzards, snow, and unfathomable thermal and mechanical loads.

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1 Comment

  1. bhindwar June 17, 2012 at 6:35 am

    Excellent architecture.
    Thanks! for timely completion..

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