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Project Xstrata Treetop Walkway and Rhizotron
Project Team Marks Barfield Architects (Architect & Contract Administrator)
Atelier Ten (Building Services Engineers)
Jane Wernick Associates (Structural Engineers for Treetop Walkway)
Haskoning UK Ltd (Structural Engineers for Rhizotron)
GBK Goyne Adams (CDM Co-ordinator)
Speirs & Major (Lighting Consultant)
Client Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Primary Category Public Buildings
Commercial Fit Out Education
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Summary Iconic High Level Visitor Attraction
Project Detail

An 18m high walkway amongst  the trees together with an underground educational facility. The entire project is designed to engage members of the public with trees and to inform regarding environmental issues a such as climate change.

Over 4 years were needed to fully design and construct this complex structure, set in an historic Capability Brown landscape, which is now a main visitor destination within the Gardens.

Value £2.6 million (Construction Cost)
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Completion March 2009
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Date Posted 30 Mar 2009
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Creation Date 20 Jun 2011
Modification Date 12 Jul 2013

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