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Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion

The lotus-inspired building is the world's first ArtScience Museum and will house 21 galleries

Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
Construction work progresses briskly at the soon to be opened Singapore ArtScience Museum on February 8, 2011 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
The large roof dish collects rain water which falls through the center atrium of the building as a waterfall (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
At night the roof will transform into an amphitheatre displaying a light and laser show with the Singapore skyline as a backdrop (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
The museum is set to open to the public on the 17th of February at 1.18 pm, the time chosen by the projects Feng Shui master (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
Construction workers complete work on the roof of the Singapore ArtScience Museum on February 8, 2011 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
A construction worker hangs from the top of the Singapore ArtScience Museum (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
Construction workers using cranes to complete work on the side of the Singapore ArtScience Museum (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
Construction workers hang on and complete work on the sides of the roof of the Singapore ArtScience Museum(Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
Construction workers joke with tourists taking pictures from below as they complete work on the Singapore ArtScience Museum (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
Designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie, the 50,000 sq ft, lotus- inspired building, is the world's first ArtScience Museum and will house 21 galleries (Getty Images)
Singapore's innovative ArtScience Museum nears completion
The large roof dish which will harvest rain water is one of the most innovative designs till date. (Getty Images)

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