Isle of Dogs Mini Town Hall

in association with Florian Bigel

Client: Tower Hamlets, East London Ltd..
Date : 1988-1989

 

A new typology for a 'Neighbourhood Hall' located in East London, Isle of Dogs. The offices were designed to be turned into houses

 

Publications related to the project:

 

Docklands Digest, 'LDDC EZ Town Hall U-Turn: "Disgraceful" says profession', issue no.15, Jan. 1989, p.9.

 

Docklands Digest, 'One Good U-turn Deserves Another', Editorial, issue no.14, Dec. 1988, p.3.

 

A3 Times, 'A Prototype for a Public Hall', by Florian Beigel, issue no. 11, vol. 5, 1989, p.13-15,and 'Going to the Dogs', p.28.

 

Casabella, (Italy), 'La democrazia di male in peggio', by Martin Pawley, May, 1989, no. 557, p. 29-30.

 

East London Adviser, ' Designer despairs over town hall plans', 25 Nov. 1988, p. 38

 

Building Design, 'Going public in the Isle of Dogs', by Mark Swenarton, 18 Nov. 1988, p. 8-9.

 

Architects' Journal, 'Boycott Threat Over Docklands Centre', 14 Dec. 1988, p. 11, and 'A Docklands Gauntlet', A.J. Editorial, 14 Dec. 1988, p. 5.

 

The Guardian, 'Democracy on the Dogs', by Martin Pawley, 14 Nov. 1988, p.38.