Project Name: North Harrow Comunity Center
Location: London, United Kingdom
Architect: Mangera Yvars Architects
Area: 5,000 m2
Project date: 2009
Start Costruction: 2015
The mixed use scheme won in competition is located in suburban North Harrow. The project incorporates exhibition spaces, lecture rooms, a children’s play centre, prayer space, restaurants, a library and a large underground sports hall.
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The £25m scheme sets out to create spatial juxtapositions where people of different age groups and religious faiths can meet in an informal play-learn environment.
The client group are East African Asians of the Shia faith who migrated to the UK in the 1970’s. The architects’ aspiration, shared jointly with the client, was to develop a ‘cultural embassy’ providing learning and community space accessible to all Harrow residents regardless of faith.
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It will be for sure a beautiful building with wonderful aims placed in an amazing city!