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Ford expands European design center

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Jul 9th, 2012 at 9:31AM

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 ($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.... Read More

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