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Throughout its development, what remains constant is that London is an aggregation of communities and strategic centers. Interestingly, this sprawl of eastern growth is serviced by a plethora of valuable infrastructure.

Given this much infrastructure, a case can made for the creation of a third city, City East.



With the 2012 London Olympic games set to start, a cultural event at this scale could be the catalyst for this.

At the heart of this new piece of city a concert hall sits at the very edge of the Lea Valley. It represents the making of City East, contributing to its cultural status. If the concert hall represents culture, the adjacent politcal building represents the power of the new city.


Together the two buildings jump across the railways of Lea Valley, positioning them within the Olympic park. Supporting them are a set of courtyard buildings. These mixed-use buildings are with their relatively for the area high plot ratio giving weight to the new city center.

 
 
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site plan
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main auditorium
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main auditorium - in concert
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council chamber
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groundfloor plan
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