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22%OFFSmit, Tim - Eden - 9781909513075 - V9781909513075
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Eden

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Description for Eden Paperback. The Eden Project's Biomes, the world's largest conservatories, are the symbol of a living theatre of plants and people and their interdependence, of regeneration and of a forum for the exploration of possible futures. This book tells the story of the Eden Project, of its conception, design and construction, and personalities who made it happen. Num Pages: 304 pages, 2 x 16 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWC; PSAF; RNKH; WMB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 262.
Updated, with stunning new photographs At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the impossible was delivered. From the sterile depths of a disused china clay pit in Cornwall rose one of the most remarkable and ambitious ventures in recent memory. The Eden Project's Biomes, the world's largest conservatories, are the symbol of a living theatre of plants and people and their interdependence, of regeneration and of a pioneering forum for the exploration of possible futures. This is the extraordinary story of the Eden Project, of its conception, design and construction, of the larger-than-life personalities ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Eden Project Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781909513075
SKU
V9781909513075
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About Smit, Tim
Sir Tim Smit KBE was born in 1954 in Scheveningen, Holland, and educated in the UK. After graduating from Durham University he worked as a county archaeologist before spending ten years as a record producer and composer, successful in Europe, the USA and Japan. In 1987 he and his family moved to Cornwall where, with John Nelson, he was to ... Read more

Reviews for Eden
'Smit's vision of Eden is the eighth wonder of the world'
Independent
'Inspiring...An invaluable guide to how a large project can succeed against all odds'
The Sunday Times
'Smit is a truly driven individual who does not give up until he has accomplished his visionary goals'
The Times

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