Designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley, The Observatory is a mobile artist studio and workshop built for SPUD (Space Placemaking and Urban Design) and designed to "encourage interaction between artists and their audience, through a blurring of public and private and inside and outside spaces". And as regular readers of Shedworking will know, we especially love a garden office that revolves...
The Observatory - Stop-Motion Rotating Film from FCBStudios on Vimeo.
The exterior is clad in dark charred timber panels, with smooth lighter woods inside as well as a rope screen, wood-burning stove, solar panel, and rainwater harvesting. The Observatory is on location at four spots in the South of England, Winchester Science Centre, Lymington Salt Marshes, Mottisfont Abbey Hampshire. Here's a nice video of it in Lymington Salt Marshes in the New Forest National Park.
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