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Palm House

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens
London ENG United Kingdom

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1845
  Finished1847
Floor Count1
Building Uses
 - garden
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - atrium
Architectural Style
 - structural expressionism
Materials
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof66 ft
66 feet

Description
Decimus Burton designed this glass and iron greenhouse, a precedessor to the Crystal Palace built a few years later.

During the 1980s, Palm House underwent a major restoration, during which many of the parts were replaced with modern day reproductions.

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