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IKBFU’s vice-rector for real estate and maintenance, Valentin Korneevets, made the following comment on the condition of greenhouse in IKBFU’s botanical garden
IKBFU’s vice-rector for real estate and maintenance, Valentin Korneevets, made the following comment on the condition of greenhouse in IKBFU’s botanical garden:
“The currently operating botanical garden complex is more than 100 years old, so, it is in need of a major reconstruction. We are very concerned about the unique collection of tropical plants and are taking steps to modernise this object as quickly as possible.
In 2011, in the framework of the IKBFU development programme, we adopted the greenhouse reconstruction plan and invited tenders for the concept and project of greenhouse complex. We were offered a unique project – a complex of glass and metal domes, the tallest of which will house palms and other tall plants. Today, the height of greenhouse is 15 meters, we increased it up to 20 meters so that our plants have room to grow. The project also includes individual greenhouses for the cactus collection and plants of different climate zones. The future greenhouse will use modern heating systems, including gas equipment. We work on the modernisation of not only the greenhouse but also the whole territory of the Botanical garden. Now we are rearranging the garden. The lake requires cleaning and shore protection.
We hope that the reconstruction project will be launched as early as 2012 and we will enjoy the new modern botanical garden in 2014”.