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Infographic: Rainforest Biome, the biggest conservatory in the world

June 13, 2013
Author: Tom

We’re very proud of our Rainforest Biome. We’ve designed it to encourage visitors to realise why rainforests are so important to us and all other life on our planet. If you’ve been before, leave a comment to tell us about your visit! Find out more Find out about visiting our Rainforest Biome Read about the new Rainforest Aerial [...]

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Architects practise disaster relief shelters in Rainforest Biome

September 11, 2011
Author: Hannah

It’s a tropical 30 degrees, you’ve limited wood and bamboo and you need to build a shelter to sleep a family in just two days. How are you going to do it? That was the question for architecture students and professionals who took part in a special disaster recovery workshop in Eden’s Biome earlier this [...]

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Architecture summer school at Eden, 2-7 September 2011

August 23, 2011
Author: Hannah

Architecture students and professionals are invited to join this year’s Architecture Sans Frontières summer school at the Eden Project in September. The five-day residential workshop is all about ‘disasters and the role of the built environment professional’ and will feature the usual winning combination of inspirational talks, group seminars and practical sessions around the Eden site. [...]

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Create your own Eden – tips from Eden’s architect Nick Grimshaw

March 28, 2011
Author: Guest

Create your own Eden. Nicholas Grimshaw, architect of Eden’s famous Biomes, on 10 simple things you can do to make the world a better place. I’d like to wish all my friends and collaborators at Eden a very happy 10th birthday and to contribute this little homily of ten things we could all do. It’s [...]

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Recycled hotel to pitch in Eden Biome for the night

February 24, 2011
Author: Hannah

Visitors to Eden will see an unusual structure come to life in the Med Biome next week – a ‘one-night hotel’ made out of 10,000 disused tent poles. Designed by the engineering company behind the velodrome for the 2012 Olympics, the shelter is being put together by a world-class team of experts – along with [...]

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Recycled shelter at Eden shortlisted for award

January 27, 2011
Author: Hannah

We’re chuffed to hear that a shelter made of waste tyres at Eden has been shortlisted for an Architecture Journal award. The amazing structure, created by members of Architecture Sans Frontières-UK during their visit this summer, was made in just four days using only a huge pile of used tyres and a mountain of old [...]

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Eden to open eco cafe in St Austell town centre

December 31, 2010
Author: Hannah

We’ve got something exciting up our sleeve for you next year – an Eden eco cafe right in the heart of St Austell, just a couple of miles down the road from the Eden Project. Due to open in February 2011, the cafe will bring a little of bit Eden to the new retail development [...]

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Loving the waste

September 3, 2010
Author: Hannah

They were given only a huge pile of used tyres, a mountain of old wood – and four days to build a shelter. A tough challenge for architecture students and local volunteers on a constructing with waste workshop at the Eden Project this week… But the result of their four days’ hammering, cutting and bolting [...]

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Sky-high rainforest lookout to open soon

August 19, 2010
Author: Ben

Visitors to the Eden Project’s Rainforest Biome will soon get a chance to climb way above the treetops and enjoy a unique bird’s eye view of the biggest greenhouse in the world. The Rainforest Lookout is a new aerial platform at the top of the 150-foot-high biome – taller than the Tower of London – [...]

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A special visitor

September 16, 2009
Author: admin

Allegra Fuller Snyder, the only surviving child of Buckminster Fuller, noted architect and inventor of the geodesic dome, visits the Eden Project for the very first time.

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