The steel structure consists of a pole, a circular ring and an oval ring, all held together by steel wire. It is approximately 110 m long and 50 m high and cost £2.7 million.
Construction work started in autumn 2008 and was completed by spring 2010, and officially presented to the people of Middlesbrough on June 10, 2010.
The name 'Temenos' comes from the Ancient Greek term for land cut off and assigned as an official domain, especially to kings and chiefs, or a piece of land marked off from common uses and dedicated to a god, a sanctuary, holy grove or holy precinct.
Middlehaven area of Middlesbrough, near the Middlesbrough Riverside football stadium