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Like yesterday's image, here are a couple of familiar structures that I glimpsed a bit differently than they are often photographed. I liked the different effect it gave. These are two of the arches from the Pacific Science Center, originally the United States Science Pavilion at the 1962 Century 21 Exhibition for which the Space Needle was built. They and the entire science pavilion were designed by Seattle native and UW graduate Minoru Yamasaki. He is most well known for designing the twin towers of NYC's World Trade Center. Yamsaki was fascinated with arch designs, incorporating them into the surface design of several building exteriors. These types of structures and design motifs always remind me of "the atomic age," "the space age" and the influence that science had upon architecture at the time, spawning the daring shapes seen in Googie architecture and design. For another view of Yamasaki's arches, click my More Seattle Stuff page.Please click here to vote again in this latest round if you would care to support Seattle Daily Photo in Metroblogging Seattle's 2nd Tournament of Blogs. You can vote once each visit to help SDP qualify to advance to the esteemed final round. Voting closes tonight at 9 PM. Thanks!