Leicester’s Square, Leicester

Year: 2012

Status: in progress

Project Type: Feasibility Study / Master planning

Cost: undisclosed

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A study conducted to explore the possibility of connecting all the existing and proposed public SQUARES with pedestrian links. Each of the SQUARES is assigned with suggested functions in relations to their localities and surrounding urban fabric.

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Further study is focused on the historic building – the Newark Gateway and its surrounding area. Site Analysis in relations to pedestrian movement within the vicinity, vehicular movement, vista and possible functions for the existing gateway building were conducted.

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A café, function room and amphitheatre for performing art are proposed – as a reflection to its relationship with the adjacent University campus.

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