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"Galactic Frontiers" Ice Bar - London

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“Galactic Frontiers” was the 2012/2013 incarnation of The Ice Bar London. We designed this generation of the legendary venue in collaboration with the founding architect of  Ice Hotel – Åke Larsson.

Three distinct Frontiers were developed one of Earth focusing on the natural beauty we have here on Earth. Another looked down on the Earth from a nearby orbit and the final frontier looks out into the abyss of deep space.

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Taking 43 tonnes of the purest ice from the Torne river in Jukkasjarvi, northern Sweden, seven highly experienced sculptors from the Ice Hotel team expertly created the bar over 6 long days. The planet scenes were CNC engraved back in Jukkasjarvi along with Mikael “Nille ” Nilson’s stunning hand carved model of planet Earth.

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The blocks were carved quickly using incredibly sharp ice chisels, electric chainsaws and Japanese bear saws.

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