Article source: Grieve Gillett
The new Biodiversity Gallery at the South Australian Museum was opened to the public on 12 February 2010 to wide acclaim.
“The biodiversity of South Australia’s oceans, deserts and forests is truly exceptional. The South Australian Museum’s Biodiversity Gallery celebrates and helps conserve this wonderful asset.” – Sir David Attenborough. Located on the second floor of the Museum’s east wing the gallery showcases South Australia’s rich biodiversity and diverse wildlife across four geographical zones – arid, temperate, coastal and marine tidal.
- Architects: Grieve Gillett
- Project: Biodiversity Gallery – SA Museum
- Location: South Australian Museum, Adelaide
- Year: Completed 2009
- Client: Arts SA
- Project Value: $5M
- AIA (SA Chapter) Collaborative Design Architecture Award, 2011
- “This multi-sensory experience, exhibiting aesthetic quality, experimentation and intense collaboration within an incredibly prescriptive set of constraints stands apart from its forbears, as an axemplar of the benefits of rigorous collaboration.” Jury Citation.