• London Zoo moves monkeys into its aviary

    14 days ago - By Cellular news

    London Zoo's architecturally significant Snowdon Aviary is about to reopen after it was converted from a home for birds into a home for monkeys.
    Snowdon Aviary demeshing July 2021 ZSL London Zoo
    Conceived by the late Lord Snowdon and designed by Cedric Price, this Grade II* listed building opened in 1962 and remains one of the most innovative architectural structures since its construction. The structure was pioneering in its use of a tubular aluminium tetrahedra framework and high tensile steel cables for support; drawing inspiration from the Festival of Britain's Skylon. Legend has it...
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