The Atomium

Location: Heysel Plateau, Brussels, Belgium

Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn for the International Exhibition of Brussels, that took place here in 1958, the Atomium is a structure that is half way between sculpture and architecture, symbolising a crystallised molecule of iron by the scale of its atoms, magnified 150 thousand million times.

More information: http://www.atomium.be

Atomium behind the fountains Half a ball from the Atomium Atomium from beneath Atomium 9 Atomium with fountain Rainbow in the fountains in front of the Atomium Atomium from beneath 20021019-110342

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