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Steel bunker is made into garden

Former wsa students Lianne Russ and Philip Henshaw have recently won a nationwide design competition to transform a concrete basement at the site of the former Ebbw Vale steelworks into a "vertical" garden in time for the 2010 National Eisteddfod of Wales.

Lianne Russ graduated from the wsa in 2008 and is now working for Camillin Denny Archiects LTD, london. Philip Henshaw graduated in 2007 and is currenty working for Fletcher Priest Architects, London.

For further details on the site and brief goto the bbc website: Steel bunker is made into garden (Wednesday, 24 June 2009)
and the South Wales Argus website: Basement garden to green Ebbw Vale steel site (Thursday 25th June 2009)