Shandy Park, as discussed in Site, contains the Stepney Shahjalal Mosque & Cultural Centre, currently contained in temporary Portacabins, and the Arbour Youth Centre; both of which are in desperate need of attention. Due to the richness of culture within Islam, designing a mosque is a project that is very exciting. The location of the site within an area inhabited by several muslims within a traditionally Christian country produces a unique relationship that a new building would have to embrace to be successful. In a city as diverse as London how does one marry national vernacular with foreign cultural influences?

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