4 Jul 2015

Tim Smit: Out of Eden

From Saturday Morning, 8:10 am on 4 July 2015

tim smit in rainforest biome steps

Sir Tim Smit KBE is executive vice-chairman and co-founder of the award-winning Eden Project near St Austell in Cornwall.

Since it opened to the public in 2000, it has contributed over £1 billion to the Cornish economy, with over 16 million people visiting a former clay pit turned into a cradle of life, containing world-class horticulture and startling architecture symbolic of human endeavour.

Panoramic view of the geodesic biome domes at the Eden Project photo by Jurgen Matern

Sir Tim is visiting Christchurch with a view to establishing an Eden in the Garden City. He talks to Noelle McCarthy.

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