Art Exhibition Centre, Leicester

This project was to design a centre for exhibiting contemporary art in the centre of Leicester; the site for the project straddled the two most historic public spaces in Leicester’s city centre. On one side the polite Victorian Town Hall Square and on the other side the noisy Market Place.

My response was to preserve the Grade to listed Facade on the Town Hall Facade, while the Market Place facade would be an exciting contemporary piece of architecture. The 1970’s infill building would be demolished to create a lane between the two spaces

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