Orangebox Young People’s Centre was built in Halifax for Square Chapel Centre for the Arts and funded by the Myplace BIG Scheme. The centre links to the Grade 1 listed Piece Hall and sees the conversion and extension of two Victorian buildings, originally built to store fruit and veg. The completed extension includes a wide variety of facilities for young people, including a dance studio, recording studio, climbing wall, rehearsal rooms, advice and counselling support, roof level skate park and roof garden. The design navigates the complex levels dictated by the topography and variety of existing buildings whilst forming new […]


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CITU Bridge, on the old Low Fold Mill site, is located over the River Aire, Leeds. Our proposed bridge design, which has been an exciting collaborative exploration by GAGARIN and DP Squared, aims to create a simple yet visually fascinating river crossing for pedestrians, that connects developments to the Left and Right Bank, the wider area of the River Aire and the city centre beyond. The 50 metre long bridge, derived from playful origami concept forms, is clad in a series of profiled charred timber (larch) slats which appear to fold and crank across its length. By integrating variances in spacing […]