Architecture: Atomium (Regular Polyhedron Building)

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Atomium is a building based on the theme of a regular polyhedron. It is build in 1958 for Brussel's World Expo. It is located in Brussels, Belgium. 🌐

The building is 103 meters high. It consists of 9 spheres, each 18 meters in diameter, interconnected by tubes with escalators inside. The longest such connection is 35 meters.

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Atomium before renovation. The renovation was completed in early 2006. img src
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Atomium in 2006. (after renovation) 768×1024 img src ‡2
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In a less gloomy state. 1024×768 img src ‡4
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