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STUDENT SHOWCASE

Andrew James designed the Battersea Genetic Ark as part of his diploma work at Liverpool John Moores University. Intended to form ' the Genetic Pole' of an ecopark masterplan scheme centred around Battersea Power Station, the aim is to marry together the need for short-term education and long-term preservation to safeguard the natural world around us, and ultimately our own species.

The centre will contain at its foundation a 'tomb' of frozen genetic samples containing all the genetic material to re-mix planet earth after mass destruction.

Student Showcase is sponsored by Students' Union, a website set up by Union in association with The Architects' Journal at www. students-union. net. To submit work for publication in Student Showcase, email a publication-quality image to ajstudentshowcase@emap. com

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