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Best Leisure Building 2012: Tropical Biome, Leipzig

  • Architect:
    Henchion Reuter Architects
  • Award Type:
    Best Leisure Building 2012
  • Location: Overseas
Tropical Biome, Leipzig

Citation

This elegant form houses a complex and demanding brief.  A solid base of walls and columns organises the site strategy of entry, movement and servicing.  Onto this armature, the curving triangular volume of the glasshouse is carefully placed.  The taut, precise silhouette of the glasshouse is underpinned by its sharp corners and well resolved geometries