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A new series of aerial photographs

Construction progress is clearly visible in this new series of aerial pictures, taken from a height of approximately 1,000 m on Friday 29 April by ultralight aircraft.
 
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The photographer passed over the site at around 6:30 p.m. (which explains the small number of vehicles in the main ITER parking lot). The most striking feature of the 42-hectare worksite is undeniably the Assembly Hall, whose mirror-clad surfaces reflect the changing hues of the surrounding landscape — just like the architects intended.

(Photo: MatthieuColin.com)

View more aerial pictures in the gallery below.


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