Academy of Sciences' 5D design

December 17, 2007, 4:00 AM PST | Length: 184


With its undulating garden-topped roof, twin domes, and environmentally-friendly features, this $484 million project is one of a kind. Building it was understandably a challenge. News.com reporter, Kara Tsuboi, learns more about the "virtual building" program that took architect Renzo Piano's sketches and made them a reality.