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Hortus is almost here

03 Dec 2012

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Harbour Esplanade will soon be activated by a glasshouse installation on Harbour Esplanade.

It will feature an edible plant installation and an outdoor environment, which is hoped to bring new life to the esplanade.

The glasshouse has been named Hortus, which is Latin for garden.

The project is being developed by a group called Utopian Folk and has been funded by Places Victoria.

Local companies have also supported the project through assistance with the design, construction and fit-out of the glasshouse.  

Hortus is a temporary installation and is expected to operate at least 12 months, after which an alternative use may be found.

The installation was one of the projects included in the Docklands Community and Place Plan released in July this year.

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