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.

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Embankment Gardens, London
Embankment Gardens, London

Hand drawn concept plan for gardens.

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Sky space
Sky space

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

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Embankment Gardens, London
Embankment Gardens, London

Google Earth image of existing site.

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