The beginning of October saw the coming together of everyone who worked on the Spiralfields project, from the designers (us!) to the builders Chauncey Gardens and the myriad of volunteers -in particular the guys at the nearby Osmani Center who worked tirelessly to complete this wonderful project on time and on budget. The celebration took the from of a party in the garden itself, opened by Lutfur Rahman, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.
We still await the installation of the totem feature, but despite this the scheme is remarkably true to the original vision which is an achievement to be proud of considering the extremely tight budget. A strong ethos of sustainable creativity ran through this project from start to finish, from the reuse of potential waste materials to create landform, to the constant presence of local volunteers who now feel they really have a stake in the future of this... Continue Reading