Natural History Museum
for Natural History Museum
Complete redesign of the grounds of the Natural History Museum in London. The design for the new landscape flows from east to west - from extinct to extant - starting with pre-Cambrian geology and culminating in Future Nature; a demonstration of natural resilience in a city experiencing turbulent climate. The beauty and science of the natural world will be explored, showing how water, soil, air, food and wildlife can survive.
The design includes a new green square connecting to Exhibition Road and sailing over a new entrance, linking direct to the South Kensington tube tunnel. The grounds will be simple, elegant and full of information, respecting the remarkable Waterhouse building of the Museum.
Kim is working with architects Niall McLaughlin, project landscape architect Peter Wilder, engineers Expedition and Atelier 10 and exhibition designers Thomas Matthews. (CGIs Pictureplane, plan WA)