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Bat House, London Wetlands Centre RIBA Competition

Bat House

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​Jorgen Tandberg and Yo Murata
Competition | Past

​Bat House

To design a purpose-built structure to provide the maximum diversity of specialised features to attract roosting, breeding and hibernating bats, allowing the possibility for visitors to engage with the bats and learn more about them.

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Jorgen Tandberg and Yo Murata were selected as overall winners and their Bat House was built at the London Wetlands Centre.

Their scheme was described by the judges as being 'beautiful, poetic and unexpected, combining state-of-the-art technology with a rural and romantic aesthetic.'

Competitors were asked to design a purpose-built structure to provide the maximum diversity of specialised features to attract roosting, breeding and hibernating bats, allowing the possibility for visitors to engage with the bats and learn more about them.

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