Shanghai World Expo 2010 | UK Pavilion By Heatherwick Studio

Shanghai World Expo 2010 UK Pavilion By Heatherwick Studio (12)


Shanghai World Expo 2010 UK Pavilion By Heatherwick Studio (10)

The Seed Cathedral is a 20-metre high building, constructed from 60,000 transparent 7.5-metre long optical strands, each of which has embedded within its tip a seed. The interior is silent and illuminated only by the daylight that has filtered past each seed through each optical hair; a quiet space in which to contemplate this formidable collection of the world’s botanical resources.

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