The Darwin Centre Phase II, additional case Natural History Museum in London, project C. F. Møller Architects became the main winner 2009 Concrete Society Awards.
Outstanding technologiesThe building form-cocoon has been poured out on a site — this criterion became solving for a jury estimation. To reach such result, outstanding technologies and efforts were required. The concrete cockleshell impresses with the weight and the sizes.
In the estimate three key problems have been specified in building; the building should contain 20 million plants and insects, a working zone for scientists, and also spatial possibility for interaction of scientists and public. Visitors can make own round on a museum on a cocoon circle.