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Mark Power
Inspired by a global event, the Dome at Greenwich has been a British construction project of unprecedented ambition, a building site where records have routinely been broken, an engineering feat of mind-boggling statistics. Superstructure is a remarkable record of the Dome's genesis up to the day it was opened to the public, 1 January 2000.

The phtoographer Mark Power was granted privileged access to the site by the New Millenium Experience Company; he first visited the North Greenwich penisula in October 1996, and in well over one hundred subsequent trips recorded its transition from toxic wasteland...

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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The Dome's next-door neighbour, a cafe...
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GB ENGLAND. London, Greenwich. Laying the foundations. The white...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. At night, especially in the early stages...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. A tree placed on the river bank marks...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The cable net, awaiting tensioning....
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The abseilers, who assembled the cable...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. Three of the twelve masts, each 100...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The Dome is a structure in perfect balance,...
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GB. ENGLAND. London Greenwich. A trough for cleaning boots outside...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The world's largest free-stading scaffolding...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. Portakabins littered the site, used...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The roof fabric is unfurled on top of...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. Abseilers dwarfed by the huge structure...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The Thames path, on the north side of...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The final piece of fabric is laid over...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The final piece of fabric is laid over...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. View from 'Core 5', later to be used...
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GB. ENGLAND .London Greenwich. From the Docklands Light Railway....
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GB-LONDON-THE MILLENNIUM DOME
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. From a distance the heavy machinery...
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GB. ENGLAND. London Greenwich. It was difficult not to get carried...
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GB. ENGLAND.London Greenwich. Ducting for the ventilation system....
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. Work begins fitting out the service...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. The construction of the service trenches....
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GB-LONDON-THE MILLENNIUM DOME
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. Room later to become the Dome's only...
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GB-LONDON-THE MILLENNIUM DOME
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. One year to go. I climbed into the derelict...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. There were so many new spaces, rooms...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. There were so many new spaces, rooms...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. Space heaters dry out the ceiling of...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. Concrete foundations for the exhibits...
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ENGLAND. Greenwich. Gents toilets under construction. February...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. The cylinders, which contain air-conditioning...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. One of my favourite Dome statistics is...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. One of my favourite Dome statistics is...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. A room lined with plastic sheeting before...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. Huge welded polythene sheets prevent...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. Landscaping the site was now well underway,...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. The view from a room in the Pilot Inn,...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. The construction of Skyscape, two cinemas...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. Muddy tyre tracks criss-cross the concrete...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. A huge vacuum cleaner, like the worm...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. The plywood protection on this escalator...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwhich. Skyscape takes shape. Although a temporary...
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. Construction of spiral walkway. 13 May...
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G.B., LONDON, GREENWICH
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GB. ENGLAND. Greenwich. The lightweight aluminium gantry, known...
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