University of Kansas center to foster modern geology study
January 20, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The outside of the new building going up on the University of Kansas campus will yield clues about what field of study is happening inside.
Large boulders will be planted throughout the landscaping. Native Kansas limestone, quarried from Cowley County, will cover the building's base. Terra cotta paneling will be tinted, textured and arranged in patterns inspired by the layers of rock found beneath the surface of the state.
The building is the Earth, Energy and Environment Center, and it will be the new home of KU's geology department, in KU's College of Liberal Arts...