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Nazi architect Albert Speer’s Lichtdom or “Cathedral of Ice” in Nuremburg, Germany, 1937.

Speer created the “cathedral” by shining 130 anti-aircraft searchlights spaced every 40 feet so as to create a series of immaterial bars surrounding the audience that gathered for the Nazi rallies. 

Speer considered the piece his best work of architecture, saying “I feel strangely stirred by the idea that the most successful architectural creation of my life is a chimera, an immaterial phenomenon.”

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