Thoughts from the Biome


Exploring the biomes at the Eden Project is an experience that stays with you. It is an emotional encounter, and it’s supposed to be. Whilst you are in that space it changes your perspective, something distant and ‘other’ becomes immediate and surrounds you.

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A Hidden Treasure

Having arrived at Eden and heard about the vision of Tim Smit, I have become intrigued with the idea of journeys and how humans connect with nature through them. A large part of his idea for Eden was that it should be a hidden paradise. A lost world to be ‘discovered’ by visitors. Visitors get an enhanced experience from having to travel into the wilderness to get there, rather than it being next to a major route.

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