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Dorte Mandrup chosen to build 'the whale' visitor attraction inside the Arctic Circle

18 November 2019

Whale tail coming out of the sea

The building design has a curved roof covered with stones that will naturally patinate over time, underlining the connection between the landscape and the building.

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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose 1
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to critique the role of technology in the development of sustainable environments 8

Image courtesy of Francesco Ungaro from Pexels.

Keywords: visitor centre, architecture, whales, construction and mechanical, materials, characteristics of technology

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