Glacier City.

ice-cave-blue-chapelBurrowing hundreds of feet into the second-largest glacier in Europe, the world’s largest system of ice tunnels and spaces (including a chapel and cafe and exhibit spaces) are being excavated to connect visitors with a massive natural blue-ice cavern buried deep beneath the surface of Iceland.
This incredible complex is set to open within the next few months – just in time for a summer vacation.
Set inside Lanjoekull (Long Glacier), the Ice Cave rests on hundreds of feet of ice and is set nearly 5,000 feet above sea level – naturally, its location within a glacier means it can be accessed year-round.

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Combined with its record-breaking size, these factors make it unique among global ice architecture projects.
Read and see more Images via Glacier City: Icelandic Ice Cap Carved Out for Year-Round Use | Urbanist.

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