House style: old Quaker buildings are familiar, but what would a new one look like? Jane Dawson.

‘The natural materials, bespoke woodwork, colours, and insulation create a special quality of silence.’

'An even temperature is maintained year round: the building ‘reads’ body heat and CO2 levels, adjusting to the number of people inside.' | Photo: by Ray Kirby.

While we are compelled to live adventurously, no one could have expected quite how adventurous opening a new Meeting house in 2020 would turn out to be. But between the two lockdowns Hammersmith Meeting finally moved into a new building.

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