SN5218 : Inside the Great Glasshouse (3)

taken 8 years ago, near to Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Great Britain

Inside the Great Glasshouse (3)
Inside the Great Glasshouse (3)
The dome, designed by Norman Foster and Partners is the largest single span glasshouse in the world and consists of 785 panes of glass.
Kathryn Gustaffson designed the 3,500 square metres area that houses the plants.
The plants housed here are found in areas of the world with a Mediterranean type climate. These are grouped in areas representing California, Australia, the Canary Islands, Chile, South Africa, the Mediterranean Basin itself.
The desired levels of temperature, humidity and air movement are achieved by a computer controlled system that monitors the internal and external conditions and controls the heating and ventilation panels in the roof.

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Date Taken
Monday, 1 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Llanarthne 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 5220 1812 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.5239N 4:8.8111W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 5217 1814
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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National Botanic Garden of Wales  Rare Plants  Glasshouse 

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