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CERN Science Gateway Building



CERN is embarking on an initiative called the Science Gateway, as part of its commitment to educate and involve the public in the world of science while also sharing knowledge and technology with society. This exciting project aims to establish a center for scientific education and culture, with the primary goal of igniting a passion for science in younger generations. This multifaceted facility, designed to captivate audiences of all age groups, will encompass captivating exhibition areas, hands-on scientific experiment laboratories tailored for students ranging from primary to high-school levels, and a spacious amphitheater suitable for hosting science-related events accessible to both experts and the general public.

Project data

Study: 2019
Execution: 2018 – 2023
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Client: Renzo Piano
Site: Espl. des Particules 1, 1217 Meyrin, Suisse
Status: Ongoing
Credit: copyright Andrey ART / CERN
Installed power: 479,66 kWp