Newham's sunken treasure by the Thames
Thames Barrier Park, designed by Groupe Signes, Patel Taylor Architects and Arup is now open to the public. The 9ha park, in the London Borough of Newham, is on former industrial land on the north bank of the River Thames, just to the west of the barrier. Its dominant feature is a broad, sunken 'green dock' which cuts diagonally across the site, creating a microclimate for parallel strips of planting interspersed with paths. This dock begins with a grid of bubbling fountains and terminates ...
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