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Tochi Onuora

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The Ripening of the Ruin

This explores the relationship between memory, time and healing, on an urban, environmental and human scale. I propose a holistic rehabilitation centre located in a new park, where the circular forms echo those of Bedford’s past gasholders and create progressively longer walks marking patient progress. This accompanies a reintegration into the re-naturalising post-industrial landscape of the former gasworks. Thus the proposal simulates the ephemeral cycle of death and life on multiple scales.