Moving Sculpture Doubles As Research Classroom [Pics]

Moving Sculpture Doubles As Research Classroom [Pics]
Arts & Culture

Created by Reitveld Landscap and Studio Frank Havermans, ‘Secret Operation 610′ serves as a working environment for researchers.

Emma Hutchings
  • 30 september 2013

Created by Reitveld Landscape and Studio Frank Havermans for The Peace of Utrecht festival, ‘Secret Operation 610’ is an artwork that also serves as a workspace for researchers. The lab’s spider-like shape and gray exterior evoke imagery of the Cold War and military weaponry, perhaps inspired by its location at a former NATO base.

Mobile Classroom Doubles As A Sci-Fi Work Of Art [Pics]

It moves slowly using its caterpillar tracks, allowing visitors to experience the area and the history of the military airbase in new ways. It functions as a working environment, creating opportunities for innovative research programs.

Students of the Technical University Delft will develop a program inside the mobile sculpture for the innovative flying of the 21st century: “no noise, no carbon, just fly”. Click through to see pictures of Secret Operation 610:

Studio Frank Havermans

Photos via DesignBoom.

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