Climbing Inside the Dyson Sphere
When you're inside these megastructures, every room seems like a triumphant masterpiece on its own. I only know a little bit about architecture...just sort of as a general "fan" that can say, "Oh that looks cool," but I wonder about how many architects work on a structure like this. I'm sure it's a full team, and I imagine one of the junior guys getting to design this room. Even that would be a dream assignment, I would think!
This towering Escheresque room is inside The Egg, which you can see by looking back at previous photos of Beijing. Or, specifically, here is one photo from inside the egg, and another from the outside.
- Trey Ratcliff
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