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Eden Framed

By pamelajean
Biomes at the Eden Project viewed through the hemp fence.

The biomes are the biggest conservatories in the world. You could fit the Tower of London in the rainforest biome.
Building these ‘lean-to greenhouses’ on an uneven surface that changed shape was tricky – ‘bubbles’ were used because they can settle on any shaped surface. The architect got the idea while washing up!

The hemp fence is a very stylist barrier using hemp ropes, not only an exhibit about the useful nature of hemp fibre, designed by George Fairhurst, but also a necessity because, in order to grow hemp, Eden needed an industrial license and a physical barrier around the crop, which became an artistic installation.
Visitors are invited to stick their necks through to see what’s on the other side.
If you’re interested, you can see it HERE.

Pamela.


Tags: Cornwall Architecture Education St austell Horticulture Tim smit Philosophy Visitor Attraction Bodelva

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Comments


Tish1 Plus
9 32 5 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 5:26PM
Brilliantly composed


Tish
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2519 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 5:31PM
I love the way this plays with scale and curves.
CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
2 Nov 2016 5:35PM
A great oiv and capture, Pamela, I loved the Eden Project when I visited it many moons ago.
2 Nov 2016 5:52PM
Excellent Pamela,
Fred.
Philip_H 10 1.5k United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 5:59PM
Lovely framing.

P Grin
Bento 6 Portugal
2 Nov 2016 6:02PM
Well done, great image.
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
2 Nov 2016 6:07PM
Couldn't work it out from the thumbnail, still very intriguing on seeing it large! Grin A very well seen and composed image of circles and curves, Pamela, like it a lot Smile
Trev Smile
BillRookery 6 2 4 England
2 Nov 2016 6:08PM
Excellent
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
2 Nov 2016 6:52PM
Just full of admiration.
Joan
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 7:42PM
An imaginative and brilliant shot Pamela.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
10 36 5 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 7:47PM
A splendid POV
Ju
capto Plus
10 7.0k 31 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 8:03PM
A well constructed image which works very well.Smile

ivor
PhilT2 Plus
12 589 34 England
2 Nov 2016 8:40PM
Well spotted viewpoint. Almost like looking through a telescope. Not yet visited this place but looks fascinating.
franken Plus
19 5.4k 4 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 9:42PM
Love the composition, Pamela.

Ken
2 Nov 2016 10:19PM
Thoughtfully and superbly composed and taken, Pamela.
A wonderful place to visit.
RichardSmile
helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2016 10:39PM
Wow - lovely composition Pamela SmileSmile
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
2 Nov 2016 11:27PM
What a clever image Pamela. So well captured.
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
2 Nov 2016 11:53PM
Yes, a clever image and a most interesting place!
A natural gateway to a plethora of plastics shielding the nature inside.

Dougie
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2016 5:36AM
Stunning.
3 Nov 2016 2:12PM
Superb




Billy
3 Nov 2016 9:17PM
Stunning Pam..Lin
Chinga Plus
11 60 3 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2016 10:23AM
Very lovely image Pamela, beautifully done... good eye!
Isabel GrinGrin
dudler Plus
18 1.8k 1928 England
4 Nov 2016 5:47PM
Real 'look again' material!
brian17302 Plus
10 2 13 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2016 2:51PM
Great composition with the Biomes, Pamela
Mike_Smith Plus
14 889 2 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2016 8:14PM
Beautifully framed capture Pam, interesting place too. I was there about ten years ago
fentiger 20 920 24 England
6 Nov 2016 8:54AM
Uniquely framed ~ well seen.

Albert
BIGRY1 10 3 8 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2016 12:33PM
Love this Pamela! I love looking through that ropey tunnel and the world beyond!Grin
Ryan
Rende 15 38 4 Netherlands
6 Nov 2016 7:42PM
Beautiful composition and interesting info Pamela.
Rende
bricurtis Plus
16 2.6k 52 England
7 Nov 2016 8:41PM
Superb image Pamela - great composition from that pov.
Brian.
29 Dec 2016 6:13AM
One of earths special places me thinks. What a cool perspective Pamela. Must visit there one day- on my bucket list
cheers walt
xwang 13 56 8
5 Jun 2017 8:08AM
Wonderful view... well seen.

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