L’Hemisfèric (Planetarium) in Valencia, Spain.
The distinctive eye-shaped construction designed by Santiago Calatrava, was the first element to be opened to the public in the City of Arts and Sciences, in April 1998.
The building’s unique architecture comes alive as the lids of the colossal «Eye of Knowledge» opens up to reveal the fascinating setting.
The globe of L’Hemisfèric, which also houses the Omnimax theater, is roofed over by an elliptical shell structure and placed within an elliptical pod that cradles it like the pupil of an eye.

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