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MAKING THE EARTH MOVE

MAKING THE EARTH MOVE: Part sculpture, part trellis a family of timber grid shell structures will help enliven the flat landscape of the former colliery site being transformed into the Earth Centre near Doncaster. One of the shells was tested last week with 100kg loads, and as expected, it flexed and moved, but passed with ease. The Earth Centre is one of the landmark Millennium projects, and its first phase will centre on three buildings devoted to the theme of Planet Earth. Landscaped ...

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