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Category: Architecture -> Architecture -> Inventory #22987
The Architecture of Eden
Pearman, Hugh; Whalley, Andrew
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Publisher: Eden Project Books
Place: London
Year: 2003
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 1903919150
Binding: Cloth
Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
The Eden Project is the largest plant enclosure in the world. Its biomes have captured imaginations worldwide and become the visual trademark of a destination that attracted two million visitors in its first year of opening. The biomes are the work of Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, a practice with an international portfolio including the Waterloo International Terminal and Berlin Stock Exchange. The practice has won over 100 architectural awards for its projects, which are characterized by structural legibility and integrity. This book tells the story of Eden's conception, design and construction and looks to the future of this ever-evolving project. Its carefully chosen photographs and drawings reveal the virtuosity and sublime beauty of the structures, while an authoritative essay places them in the distinguished tradition of the glasshouse. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine slightly bumped. Slight dent to front D/J. Corners of D/J slightly rubbed.119pp.
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