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The development, on the site of a disused leadworks, includes a cinema, a threestorey exhibition space and a botanical house with a roof of inflated ETFE cushions. The exhibition space is a 'black box' environment with cast in-situ waffle-slab floors which are supported internally on a concrete frame and at the perimeter on solid 215mm brickwork walls bonded with hydrated lime/cement mortar.


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