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Eden Project – Cornwall, England, U.K.

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Building: Eden Project
Location: Cornwall, England
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Structural Engineer: SKM Anthony Hunts, Arup
Cost Consultant: Davis Langdon & Everest
Main Contractor: McAlpine Joint Venture
Completed 2001

AE interests: geometric shapes, efficiency,  ‘biodomes’ help encapsulate humid and warm temperatures which are used for plant enclosures

Written by Mina Akhavan

August 28, 2009 at 12:41 pm

Posted in Built

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