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The side walls and roof were prefabricated using metal panels, which allowed for a short installation time. The front and back walls were created using offset brickwork so that natural light and air can flow in freely while the building is open. The brick also echoes the brickwork of the surrounding buildings, including the church which stands on the adjacent property.

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When closed, the solid metal and brick walls, without windows, provides a secure space, resistant to break-ins and vandalism.

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Inside the center, there is a storage room, a distribution space and a service area. The service area gives low-income patrons a designated route to follow through the food shelves, allowing them to choose the items they need the most.

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