Academy of Sciences' 5D design

With its undulating garden-topped roof, twin domes, and environmentally-friendly features, this $484 million project is one of a kind. Building it was understandably a challenge. News.com reporter, Kara Tsuboi, learns more about the "virtual building" program that took architect Renzo Piano's sketches and made them a reality.

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All