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ARCHITECTURAL ART

"Welcome" - Double Glass Facade at Angmering St Margaret's

 
Superimposed art into architect's CAD drawing. - Mel Howse & Lee Evans Partnership
New double facade facing into the community. - Mel Howse
Welcoming entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Church entrance. - Mel Howse
Sand-carved and acid-polished door manifestation. - Mel Howse
Sand-carved and acid-polished door manifestation. - Mel Howse
Sand-carved and acid-polished door manifestation. - Mel Howse
Welcoming entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Welcoming entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Welcoming entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Installation of toughened art glass panels. - Mel Howse
Detail of entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Detail of entrance facade. - Mel Howse
Entrance interior.  Vitreous enamels and silver stain. - Mel Howse
Entrance exterior. - Mel Howse
Inside the first floor office. - Mel Howse
The apex of the office facade.  Vitreous enamels with carved and polished glass. - Mel Howse
'River of Life' that runs through the office facade.  Sand-carved and acid-polished. - Mel Howse
Detail.  River of Life. - Mel Howse
Detail of carved glass. - Mel Howse
'River of Life' that runs through the office facade.  Sand-carved and acid-polished. - Mel Howse
'River of Life' that runs through the office facade.  Sand-carved and acid-polished. - Mel Howse
Inside ground floor office. - Mel Howse
Inside ground floor office. - Mel Howse
View through the lychgate - Mel Howse
Rendered perspective. - Lee Evans Partnership
Rendered perspective. - Lee Evans Partnership
Location: Angmering St Margarets, West Sussex
In 2009 a double art glass facade was added as part of a major re-ordering and extension to this listed church in Angmering.
The design themes for the facades represent 'welcome', for the new entrance, and 'the church in the community' for the office areas.

The art glass is a principal feature of this east elevation extension forming a new entrance and foyer to one side and new function space and office on the other. Facing out to the village, the enamelled, carved, and polished art glass facades are intended to reach out to meet the parish, to provide a lively and inspiring approach to the church whilst enhancing the interior.

This project won a Sussex Heritage Trust Award and was Joint Community Winner of the RIBA Downland Prize 2009.

Size: 6.5 x 2.0 (x2) 24sqm
Date: February 2009
Team: Lee Evans Partnership