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Over the boardwalk



It is a warm day in the spring of 2013 and we've just had lunch at the ITER canteen. Care for a cup of coffee on the boardwalk? The view is just beautiful ... snowy peaks in the distance, leaves turning pale green in the nearby groves ... in a word, paradise!

The boardwalk, running the whole length of the northwest facade will be one of the niceties of the ITER Headquarters. Tim Watson, head of Buildings & Site Infrastructure, will tell us more this Thursday 29 March at the next Inside ITER seminar.


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