The Geffrye Estate Community centre in Hoxton approached us to come up with some ideas for how an empty pocket of concreted land to the south of the estate could be better utilised. They wanted a social, exciting and playful space that would encourage child-play whilst discouraging antisocial behaviour.
The design played on the idea of seating and climbing structures; built using blocks which are too narrow or uncomfortable for an adult foot, the structure would be seen as the domain of younger children who would be able to climb, sit and play on the structure, which with its sculptural form, would itself attract the community to enjoy the new space.
Location : Hoxton
Client : Geffrye Estate Community Centre
Area : 20 sqm