Oculus is a temporary urban park for anybody and everyone to rest, recharge and play.
The park - designed by Roz Barr Architects and engineers Ramboll - is the latest in a series of temporary interventions in Store Street's South Crescent testing ideas for the future use of this small but special piece of public realm.
7,000 military-grade sandbags inspired by the WWII Eisenhower Centre at the other end of Alfred Place have transformed what is usually an under-used car park into a temporary urban park. It demonstrates one way in which the space could be used amongst many others if Camden's proposals to remove parking from the Crescent permanently become a reality.
A programme of free events - tai-chi each weekday morning, soap-box talks and performances - will be taking place. Visit www.newlondonarchitecture.org/events and www.buildingcentre.co.uk/events for more details
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NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT
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NLA and the Building Centre
Monday to Friday: 9.30 am - 6.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
We are closed on Sundays, Bank Holidays, Easter Saturday and for the Christmas period from 24th December to the first working weekday of January.