Giant Magellan Telescope

One of the largest telescopes in the world will allow us to see further than ever before

The Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile’s Atacama Desert promises to revolutionize the way we see the universe. Offering images with a resolution ten times greater than those captured by the Hubble Space Telescope orbiting the Earth, it could offer fresh insights into areas such as dark matter, galaxy formation, perhaps discover life on distant exoplanets.

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European Spallation Source

ESS will be the world’s brightest neutron source – paving the way for scientific breakthroughs within materials research

The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a new research infrastructure based on the world’s most powerful neutron source, which will enable scientists to gain vital insights into the atomic structure of materials. WSP was involved in the engineering design of the buildings and support systems for the research centre, which includes industrial and laboratory buildings and office space to accommodate up to 3,000 visiting researchers each year.

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Marcus Nanotechnology Building

Georgia Tech’s world-leading nanotech facility is underpinned by flexible, collaborative spaces and light-filled labs

The Marcus Nanotechnology Building is a 190,000sq ft research complex on the Atlanta campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology. WSP developed the masterplan and design for three levels of laboratories – nano-bio devices, nano-physical devices and nano-materials – as well as an imaging and characterization suite. 

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Les Gartner
Global Director, Science and Technology
United States
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