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Wildscreen centre

The Michael Hopkins & Partners-designed Wildscreen centre in Bristol was due to open to visitors for the first time today. The £14 million Wildscreen features a botanical house, an 'electronic zoo' and an IMAX cinema, all focusing on the 95 per cent of animal and insect species which are smaller than a hen's egg. The building is divided into five adjoining parts: the tented foyer (above right) with a translucent canopy, the botanical garden (above left) which is made from cushions ...

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