I was really excited to take a walking tour of the WWFLiving Planet Centre today! Here are some pictures and observations from the space.
The #WWF may be one of the most recognised conservation organisations around the world, but their building the Living Planet Centre is one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the UK. I was surprised to find that they have three massive trees in the middle of their workspace.
These pods are the first things you notice when you enter the building. Open to the public and themed around the segment WWF deals with like wildlife, oceans, freshwater and forests. Each zone features fascinating films that bring nature to life.
One can spend hours exploring and discovering more about each diverse environment. This image is from within the oceans pod watching a live feed of turtles from the Galapagos Islands.
You can immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature while the storyteller talks and you learn about the #WWF projects around the world including the personal stories of the people involved.
Each pod is quite interactive and you can test your knowledge about our world or simply take fun quizzes like: Which animal are you most like? Aimed at kids but equally fun for adults.
The building also houses some brilliant Andy Warhol pieces donated by the artist himself among other creatively placed art, origami and other pieces on display all over the premises.
The #WWF Living Planet Centre represents both a revolution in green architecture and a model for sustainability true to 21st-century architecture. (From Left-Right) Natural lighting and heating, Devices to play forest and bird sounds for white noise, carpets made from what was once old fishermen nets that destroyed the ocean and finally roof gutters that conserve rainwater to be used within the building premises.
The centre is located in Woking, Surrey in the United Kingdom and tours run every other Friday and last around 30minutes. Book yours HERE
12 thoughts on “Walking tour of the WWF Living Planet Centre”
Wow this sounds amazing I’ve never heard of this but it’s near me so I’m going to definitely add in to my list of things to do!
I didn’t even know this place existed. How lovely. The pods sound like a great learning space. I hope they get a lot of school visits.
oh wow! I didn’t know about this place but it looks really interesting. I’d love to visit it x
Sounds like a fun and educational day out. Thanks for sharing.
I have never heard of here before, it looks really interesting x
I used to live in Surrey and I had no idea that the planet centre was in woking how cool is that? I would love to go x
My kids would love this as they are fascinated by nature. Can’t believe it’s in Surrey (where I live) and I’ve never heard of it!
I would definitely love to attend one of these tours for sure. Sounds and looks like a really lovely place
I have never heard of this place before but will add it to my must visit list
I had no idea that this place existed – now I really want to visit! it sounds amazing.
This place looks amazing. I love turtles so I bet it was cool to watch the live feed.
Wow it looks fantastic there I would love to go along and take a look with my little girls.