Sunday, October 30, 2005
Over my dead body..............
Problem 1 - Build a new shopping mall in a historic city centre with limited available land.
Problem 2 - A large portion of the available land is consecrated, and used as a cemetery for the late-Gothic parish church of St Stephen's, with its splendid hammer beam roof, tall aisles, and clerestory dating to the late 15th century.
Solution- Build the mall around the cemetery, and put a main access path across the consecrated ground.
Project - Chapelfield Mall, Norwich, UK. Architects Chapman Taylor. Opened October 2005.
Image credits - Pliable's son using Casio EX-52. The picture above is a photograph of the actual notice that has been put up in the cemetery.
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Posted by Pliable at Sunday, October 30, 2005