Engineering Earth

Engineering Earth

Engineering Earth

Through a number of interactive exhibits, this hands-on experience invites visitors to understand the composition of raw earth, to study the behavior of the granular material and to discover ancient and contemporary construction techniques. From ancient examples such as China’s Great Wall and Iran’s Bam citadel to progressive models from international architects Martin Rauch and Rick Joy, Engineering Earth presents a perfect balance of art and science throughout the ages and for the future

Exhibit Highlights

  • Hands-on building experiences with each of the different types of grains, soils, clay, mud, and sands used in green construction.
  • Science Workshop with tabletop activities and LIVE Science for all ages (activities vary).

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Supported by: Connecticut Business Systems
Media Sponsor: CPTV

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