Cambridge 2000: university: New Museums Site: Mond Building
This was the first, and still almost only, example of
"big science" being funded in Cambridge, in this case
paid for by the Royal Society (more specifically via a
bequest from Ludwig Mond) to the tune of 15000 pounds.
It was built for the physicist
carved on the wall to
the right of the door was unveiled when the building was
The glasshouses on top were added after the original build,
and were removed as part of a refurbishment of the building
in 2006-2007, overseen by
Bland, Brown and Cole.
The building just visible at the left was demolished in the summer of 2016.
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