Forgotten Spaces 2011: Proposals F – G
Proposals for Forgotten Space 2011: Flower Toilet; For Memory: Dial; Forgotten City; Forgotten London; Free Flow Tower; The Firepits; The Flavour Garden; The Fourth Tree; Good Inwards; GR Walkway; Green Art Forum
The proposal aims at revitalizing a disused public toilet in Sydney Street with additional function, flower kiosk, onto it. A combination of public lavatory and flower kiosk generates water story where demonstrates water recycling system.
View of internal environment. Memories fill the space, presenting the user with local recollections and stories of the past, encouraging the preservation of the collective memory of a place.
Source: Jason Lupton
The Forgotten City can be viewed without waking the resting streets until the gates are re-opened and it once again becomes alive with busy commuters, hooting traffic and the chaos of weekly life.
View from the commuter path towards the iconic views over the River Thames.
Free Flow Tower: a playground for all ages, a co-ordinated array of spaces and structures, built to attract people from the periphery of Wormwood Scrubs Common into its revitalised heartland.
The Firepits event recalls the destruction of Crystal Palace in 1936 and evokes the hedonism of the outdoor barbecues at the Djemaa el Fna square in Marrakech in an international celebration of food and music.
A Flavour Garden inspired by the areas history, community and movements of the tide and wind.
A working sculptural tree acting as a catalyst for an otherwise deteriorating shopping area, a sculpture to act as a beacon for a flower market that allows the community to come together once again.
A tactile refuge for creatives located in the heart of Southwark. An environment formed to entice and inspire through the use of historically relevant textiles draped within an existing dilapidated façade structure.
Neglected Gallions Reach footpath will be revitalised and open for the public including the locals to experience the wild features of London.
The Green Art Forum is a combined arts and environmental initiative for two abandoned housing blocks and associated open land, providing artists’ studios, public café, wildlife park and residents’ allotments.