Evoluon Eindhoven

Local nameEvoluon
LocationEindhoven, Netherlands

The Evoluon is a conference centre and former science museum erected by the electronics and electrical company Philips at Eindhoven in the Netherlands in 1966. Since its construction, it has become a landmark and a symbol for the city.

The building is unique due to its very futuristic design, resembling a landed flying saucer. It was designed by architects Leo de Bever and Louis Christiaan Kalff, while the exhibition it housed was conceived by James Gardner. De Bever and Kalff only got two demands for the design of the building, it had to be "spectacular" and it had to be possible to hold exhibitions in the building.Its concrete dome is 77 metres in diameter and is held in place by 169 kilometres of reinforcing steel bars.

Tags Modern Architecture
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Evoluon: Overzicht … @ Heuvel, Thea van den (Fotograaf)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evoluon

Official Website https://www.evoluon.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/Evoluon

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Evoluon

Phone +31 40 250 4600

Address Noord Brabantlaan 1A, 5652 LA Eindhoven, Netherlands

Coordinates 51°26'36.651" N 5°26'48.696" E

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