WHAT architecture - London

Spitalfields City Farm

community hall and agricultural learning centre
Scale300 sqm
LocationBuxton Street, E1 5AR London, UK
ClientSpitalfields City Farm
Budget€ 500000
Design Year2012

In the story of Doctor Doolittle, the doctor shuns human patients in favour of animals with whom he can speak in their own languages. Later Doolittle becomes a naturalist, using his abilities to speak with animals to better understand nature and the history of the world. In the Spitalfields City Farm project, animals are positioned centre stage within the project to animate the spaces around them…