New Noah’s Ark is the largest timber-framed building in the world

  • 29 Jun 2016

howardchapmanHoward Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor asks if the new Noah’s Ark opening next week is good timing post Brexit.


Fullscreen capture 29062016 073415With all the talk of Brexit being Independence Day or maybe Armageddon, depending on your view of the world post EU Referendum, maybe it’s good timing that a new Noah’s Ark is opening next week.

It will be the largest timber-framed building in the world, costing more than $100million.

Fullscreen capture 29062016 074226The full-sized replica of Noah’s Ark will be the centre point of a new amusement park built in Williamstown, Kentucky by Ken Ham, a Christian from Australia, who hopes to combine commercial success with an opportunity to offer biblical perspectives on the world’s problems.

Room for dinosaurs

Fullscreen capture 29062016 083036The Ark will include over 30 life-size models of pairs of animals including two T-Rex dinosaurs.

So plenty of room for Trump, Farage, et al.

Link to more about Brexit consequences for the construction industry.

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