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Cascade of visitors to Expo Rainforest House

The Rainforest House designed by Ray Hole (see profile, page 26-27), for this year's Expo in Hanover, has proved a popular success after achieving higher than expected attendances since it opened on March 31. An average peak figure of 2,800 people per day have been passing through the doors of the 7,250m 2attraction, which was sponsored principally by Volkswagen and cost 27.2m DM (£8.5 million) - or 375 DM (£117)/m 2.The building has a tri-ovoid plan and features extensive ...

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