A frugal design that exploits an old disused petrol station infrastructure, placing a value on its history while avoiding the process of demolition, through the reconception of its use as a green space in an area of London short of such spaces. 

 

The Canopy is an innovative concept that redefines the idea of green spaces in London, inspired by European medieval squares. 

 

The Canopy is based on the layout of an old petrol station located at 100 Clerkenwell Rd. in London. Clerkenwell is a rapidly developing area of the city where public spaces are becoming scarce.

 

The Canopy was shortlisted for the RSA student awards 2012, for the Brief Recharging Stations, which called to rethink and reinvent a disused petrol station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the canopy