Embankment Gardens, London​​

Concept for redesign of public gardens to provide a space for contemplation and meditation whilst maintaining its function as a summer performance venue and leisure space in central London.


A raised earth mound, planted with meadow grass species, and a cut-away for a green amphitheatre and terraced seating, would conceal subterranean paths leading down into a ‘sky space’ based on artist James Turrell’s work.

 

 

Embankment Gardens, London
Embankment Gardens, London

Google Earth image of existing site.

Embankment Gardens, London
Embankment Gardens, London

Hand drawn concept plan for gardens.

Sky space
Sky space

View up the entrance tower at the Alhambra, Spain, echoes the work of James Turrell.

Embankment Gardens, London
Embankment Gardens, London

Google Earth image of existing site.

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