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Snøhetta, Reimagining Lascaux’s Cave Paintings (SPAN Short)

Google Design2019-01-24
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A visitor center in Lascaux, France, was created due to the closure of the original caves to preserve the art. The team conducted a 3D scan of the caves and recreated them in a new structure, with artists painting replicas of the original art dating back 17,000 years before Christ. Visitors can experience the art through sonography and digital means, gaining insights into ancient culture. The center also allows exploration of the physical site, providing a unique and educational experience.

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Creation of Lascaux Caves Visitor Center in France.
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Original caves closed for preservation of ancient art.
Team conducted 3D scan and recreated caves in new structure.
Artists painted replicas of original art from 17,000 years before Christ.
Visitors can experience art through sonography and digital means, gaining insights into ancient culture.