Natural Symmetry

VanDusen Promotes Biodiversity

"We had the idea of a petal in mind but we were letting the design evolve naturally," recalls Jim Huffman, associate principal at Perkins+Will's Vancouver office and design principal on the VanDusen Botanical Garden's Visitor Centre. "When we saw the perfectly overlapping leaves in the orchid's image, we knew it was the right form."

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