Thursday, July 16, 2009

Spaceport for Spaceship II | 2008 Space Xperience Curacao [SXC] | Curacao,Caribbean | ONL

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The Curacao Ambition. The ambition of the intitiators Harry van Hulten and Ben Droste *) of the Space Xperience Curacao© BV [SXC], supported by the Curacao authorities and their entrepreneurs, is to create a major touristic attractor for the Caribbean, hosting the future operator for Galactic Travels, and offering a venue for international scientific space research. The SXC landmark building, designed by the internationally renowned Dutch design studio ONL **), will be built as a spaceship, applying maritime and aviation techniques on the building body of the SXC. The SXC will be an inspiring venue both for the international scientific community, the future astronauts and for the tourists who will bring home a memorable Experience from the Space Xperience Curacao.
Date: 2008
Site: Curacao
Design: ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]
Lead designers: Kas Oosterhuis, Ilona Lénárd
Design team: Marthijn Pool, Chris Kievid, Martin Henriksen, Yvonne Beying, Christian Tschersich
Client: Janssen de Jong, B.A.C. Droste & Harry van Hulten
Text and images from:ONL
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