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It's a big week for buildings: after the announcement of Lamborghini's prototype center, not only is Ford not pulling out of Europe, it has spent; 11.6 million euro ($14.3M U.S.) to expand its design center in Germany. The 3,000 square-meter architectural addition to the location charged with global design of small and compact Ford models revamps existing studios, adds a "powerwall" for projecting 3D designs and virtual envrionments, along with new machines for clay modeling.

The new wing is said to be "reminiscent of a boat," but it doesn't resemble any oceangoing vessel we've ever seen. No matter, you can read more on its land-lubber details in the press release and check out the high-res gallery above.Continue reading Ford expands European design center

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