Architecture of the Mesa Lab

Architecture of the Mesa Lab

How did I.M. Pei come up with his vision for the Mesa Lab? Why was this particular location selected? Enjoy the mountain view while you learn the answers to these questions about the architecture of the Mesa Lab and more!

Architecture panels

Explore design plans, historic images, and informational panels documenting the Mesa Lab, from conception through construction to completion.

Mesa Lab architecture model

Examine a scale model of architect I.M. Pei's original plan for the NCAR Mesa Lab to see a bird's eye view of the building and surrounding land.

Full architecture exhibit at the NCAR Mesa Lab

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NCAR visitor center map showing the Architecture Exhibit