Off The Wall: Complex Selects the Art of the Week

Building of the Week

Bharati Antarctic Research Station by Bof Arkitekten

Bof Arkitekten designed a research station in Antarctica using 134 shipping containers (full disclosure: shipping containers and any way of recycling them or turning them into art are my soft spot). It's so sleek and futuristic that I've include a second image of what it looks like with the southern lights. It's wrapped with an insulating aerodynamic metal skin and can be disassembled. The research station also houses a kitchen, library, and fitness room plus 24 single and double rooms.

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