The John Pounds Community Center on Queens Street in Portsea, Portsmouth, is a new build bespoke community and medical centre in the heart of the dockyard community area of Portsmouth Harbour.
Pete worked as the Lead Artist from the beginning of the project through build to completion. It is an award winning urban regeneration project. His role was to work with the community to develop themes and creative approaches to the basic interior and exterior works.
He designed and physically made the majority of the street furniture and collaborated with the design team architect and landscape architect on architectural details, hard landscape features and general aesthetics.
There three main large gate features here, the main vehicular entrance, the ‘Hands’ pedestrian and the Peace Garden stone gates. There are also 47 hard carved wooden bollards, 25 colourful steel bike racks and many other landscape features. Artist in Residence, Lead Artist and designer 2001 -2010