Mosaic Benches, Green Street – Newham London UK

Commissioned by The Art of Change and Anne Thorne Architects Partnerships as part of the Regeneration of Green Street’s Millennium Project. Green Street hosts a vibrant Asian community bursting with food markets, restaurants and textile shops. Have a look at their shopping guide here.

A serious of S-Shaped pre-cast seats, based on the ‘kissing seat’ were designed to encourage interaction and conversation by the people who used them.

These benches were decorated in mosaics from a collection of images created by the local community.

Green Street Benches

Green Street Benches

Bench detail

Bench detail

Bench with sari motifs

Bench with sari motifs

'memory' bench

‘memory’ bench

memory bench

memory bench

Jubilee celebrations

Jubilee celebrations

Fruit Bench

Fruit Bench

family sitting

family sitting

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