The Montreal Biosphere is an environmental museum that was initially constructed as the United States Pavilion for the 1967 World’s Fair. The structure - a geodesic dome - was designed by Buckminster Fuller and used a complex system of shades to control its internal temperature.
The Saint Helen’s Island Aquatic Complex, now open to the public, was built for the 2005 swimming world championship.
The planned city of La Plata, the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, is characterized by its strict grid pattern. At the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris, the new city was awarded two gold medals for the “City of the Future” and “Better performance built.”
In ancient Greece the study of astronomy was linked to the same physical principles as musical harmony. For example, many Greek thinkers believed that each of the planets and stars created their own unique sound as they traveled through the cosmos, thrumming like an enormous guitar string light-years long.