Above is the most literal, architectural interpretation of crystals I've seen. It’s a theater, the Kinémax, at an amusement park in France that revolves around the future. The park, Futuroscope, opened over 30 years ago and the Kinémax has been an emblem of the park ever since. It’s kind of amazing. The theater, like most of the structures around the park, was designed by Denis Laming. “Denis Laming was only 34 years old when he submitted his design proposals for Futuroscope in early 1984.” He could not have known that he would spend much of his future in the park, adding new pavilions. Many are clever, but none of his pavilions after the Kinémax are as imaginative or surprising.
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