Gallery: Snøhetta Unveils Möbius Strip Inspired Particle Accelerator


Norwegian architectural firm, Snøhetta, recently unveiled their proposal for a new cyclic particle accelerator, called the “Max IV”, at the Max-Lab to be built in Lund, Sweden. The cylindrical, Möbius strip inspired national laboratory will include state of the art technology able to propel charged particles at high speeds. And apart from being a site dedicated to high-tech research, the form of the building was also developed using a high-tech modeling program focused on minimizing solar gain on the facade.

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