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Devoran Metals supply steel for Invisible Worlds Exhibition at Eden Project


Devoran Metals are proud to have supplied steel reinforcement for the new Invisible Worlds Exhibition which opened to the public on 25th May 2018 at Cornwall’s Eden Project.

Invisible Worlds is a major new permanent exhibition that reveals the world beyond our senses: too big, too small, too fast, too slow, too far away in space and time. Part of the fascinating exhibition includes ‘The Root Dome’, a prefabricated structure made from radius bent reinforcing bar and fabric-formed concrete. The idea behind the structure is about soil and mycorrhizal fungi that connect plant roots together in a giant underground communications network. The Root Dome was designed and built by Concept Shed (pictured below) with Automata by Keith Newstead.

Dr Jo Elworthy, Eden’s director of interpretation, said: “This is about showing people the mind-blowing systems and organisms that control every aspect of our lives but are either too big, too small or too far away for us to see.

“Everything we need to live is right here on planet Earth. Only sunlight comes in and only heat escapes. We need to work with nature’s phenomenal recycling system.”

The opening of Invisible Worlds will be marked with a week-long celebration event during May half term (May 26 to June 3). Beyond half term, Invisible Worlds will be a permanent addition to the Eden Project and a fabulous new way to convey scientific secrets of the world to our visitors.

 

 

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