ST. JOHNS CHURCH

Location: Leytonstone, London

Type: Community Centre

Stage: Design

“Why aren’t community spaces representing the diversity of our city?”

~ Studio Discussion

The aim of the scheme is to engage a contemporary design that does not overshadow the artistry of the existing historic structure of St John’s Church and a contextual oasis of the site.

The response has been within the form of the step-down of the roof whilst obtaining a familiar language of the pitch and opening its front mouth towards the views’ of the site, in revise pinching the form at the rear.