Community gate linking old with young, Photo © Sarah Riviere

Innovative community gate with cast bronze handprints 

Location: Binham, Norfolk / King‘s Lynn, Norfolk, UK

This community gate built for a garden in King’s Lynn links old with young. To open the gate, residents place their hands in cast bronze handprints either of the previous residents, or of their long-grown-up children. The gate opens gently on a precisely balanced bearings.

Margaretta Gate, Photos: © Oliver Rivière & Sarah Rivière

Margaretta Gate, Photo © Oliver Rivière