Personally I think that Mr lynch must have some other agenda in order to prompt him to criticise Gap Filler and The Commons without doing any sort of looking into what Gap Filler are actually doing and planning to do with the Former Crowne Plaza site.
Watch this space for updates on the design plan for the corner site called ‘The Commons’ in Christchurch,. NZ
In 2012, Lonely Planet named Christchurch one of the most exciting places to visit in the world. Gap Filler was a large part in that:
Don’t miss playing a few ends at the Lyttelton Petanque Club, a development from the Gap Filler Charitable Trust, a community initiative that’s reinvigorating derelict spaces around Christchurch. Another Gap Filler project, the Think Differently Book Exchange, sits on the corner of Barbadoes and Kilmore Streets on the edge of the CBD. Just look for the retro fridge crammed with assorted tomes available to swap.
The New York Times named Christchurch #2 on it’s “52 place to go in 2014“;
Though much of the central city has yet to be rebuilt, entrepreneurs and volunteers are finding surprising ways to make temporary use of empty lots and bring life back to the downtown. The Gap Filler program, begun a couple of months after…
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