Stratford's new public art installation 'The Shoal' - London
The new kinetic sculpture at Stratford Centre, 'The Shoal', is made up of around 100 titanium clad 'leaves' mounted between 15 and 19 metres high on metal posts along Great Eastern Road.
The eye catching sculpture made up of around 100 titanium clad giant 'leaves' mounted between 15 and 19 metres high on metal posts along Great Eastern Road is Stratford Centre newest sculpture.
The Shoal part of The Stratford Town Centre Public Realm Project, aims to improve the urban continuity and legibility of the existing 1970ʼs Stratford Centre.
The Shoal was designed and manufacturered utilising the latest 3D technology, harnessing Rhino and 3D Microstation for itʼs design.
The Stratford Centre regeneration work by British architecture, urban design and landscape architecture team, led by Studio Egret West was commissioned by The London Borough of Newham in August 2009. The work, worth £13.5 million is due to be ready in time for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Architect: Studio Egret West
Engineer: Packman Lucas
Cost Consultant: KMCS
Main Contractor: SH Structures
Leaf Sub-contractor: Sorba