Sandy Row has become neglected and is in need of attention. There is simply no substitute for the physical spaces of public assembly.
Public space is the lever by which urban design works on the city, by which the subtle relations of public and private are nourished.
A network of pedestrian connections links all the public facilities in and around the combined public space and commercial area. The platform performs as a collector of people.
The theme is derived from acknowledging the significance and purpose of the Sandy Row area. This master plan is fabricated to satisfy the requirements of the residents: we have created another 116 homes and increased the size of existing housing, turning the maisonettes into town houses.
We have also reflected the desire to help the user move towards self- sufficiency, by supplying allotments. This will, in turn, help to educate a new generation of users.
We have taken into account the physical, social and environmental issues that the community deals with on a daily basis.