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Wisley Glasshouse, Surrey

Glasshouse Footprint

3,000m²

Glasshouse Height

12m

Building Work Began

November 2005

Old Display Glasshouse Closed

Spring 2006

Construction Completed

Spring 2007

Official Opening

26 June 2007

Project Sponsor

Royal Horticultural Society

Rainwater Harvesting System

Marley Plumbing and Drainage

Glasshouse Design

Smiemans Projecten

Architect

Peter van der Toorn Vrijthoff

Glasshouse Setting & Interior Landscape

Colvin and Moggridge

Root Zone Designer

Neal Potter

Outside Garden

Tom Stuart Smith

Teaching Garden

Cleve West

Volume

54m³

Construction

Three layers of Waterloc cells

Waterloc Cell Data

Cell Volume

250l

Vertical Loading

160kN/m² (16 tonnes/m²)

Weight

10kg

Porosity Ratio

96%

System Filtration

3xself-cleaning filter units

Overflow

Discharge to river via weir chamber

Lake Reservoir Volume

6 million litres

Total Project Cost

$8.5m
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