More by Grimshaw
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More education projects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More greenhouse projects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More from rtaube
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa

The Eden Project

3 ratings
log in to rate!
location Bodelva
function education, greenhouse
contributed by rtaube

The Eden Project is an agricultural education facility located in the Cornwall region of southwest England. It is comprised of a number of domes and open spaces that house plant species from around the world, with each emulating a natural biome. They are constructed out of a hexagonal space frame made up of tubular steel. The cladding is comprised of several layers of thin UV-transparent membrane, which is sealed around their perimeter and inflated to create a large cushion. The structure is completely self-supporting, with no internal supports which is ideal for large uninterrupted spaces filled with plants and trees. The enclosed structures also allow for precise control of the temperature and humidity, so that the Rainforest Biome can be kept at tropical temperature, while the adjacent Mediterranean Biome can be kept warm and arid.

????????????? says:
We prefer you log in when posting a comment.
No MIMOA account? Register here!
You can ad links, video's and even use some HTML!
show all projects
full size map
The Eden Project
Bodelva Road
United Kingdom
Project is public!
Opening hours Summer Hours: 10.00 - 18.00. Winter Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10.00 - 16.30 / Friday & Saturday: 10.00 - 19.00 / Sunday: 10.00 - 18.00.
How to get there? If coming by car, Eden is well signposted from both the A30 from Exeter and the A391/390 from Plymouth. Visitors from outside the county can take the M5 southbound, to Exeter, where the motorway splits into to the A30. Take the A30 and continue until you reach the Innis Downs junction (A 391) from which Eden is signposted.
Completion 3- 2001
Floor area/size 23000 m2
Cost € 80000000,-
Client The Eden Project
Project ID 3332
Latitude/Longitude 50°21'43N 04°44'38W
Contributed by rtaube
Found incorrect or incomplete information?
Let us know! Have better images?
Email them to us