Lynch Architects

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A community centre for East London Black Womens' Organization (ELBWO) in Newham, East London. We added a new hall to the 19th century Methodist church hall intensifying the relationships between the interiors and the courtyard.

The new hall and deck amplified the typological image of a "Yard", typical of Caribbean settlements. It was classed as a new building and was thus exempt from VAT.

The new facade acted as a sociable threshold adding a public face to the organisation formed by people gathering.

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