If you’ve driven down US Highway 101 in the Silicon Valley and puzzled over the existence of an enormous hangar about a half-mile from the road, then you’ve seen NASA Ames. Measuring 200 ft high x 300 ft wide x 1,100 ft long, Hangar One, as it’s known, can fit six football fields inside. These days, its skin has been stripped off because it contained PCBs, asbestos, and lead paint. The agency is keeping its steel-trussed interior structure as a landmark.
(Source: Design News)