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    It sat directly over old mine workings hidden below a thin veneer of turf in a school playing field.

    Discovering this large, fluted blue form in suburbia was unexpected, prompting entry to the school grounds to explore.

    Its arched access way opened onto a domed floor of studded hexagonal grey tiles. Close up, the translucent white painted interior revealed its fragile plywood materiality.

    Inside, one was surrounded by outward flaring panels, reaching to three metres at the highest, but at eye level at the lowest, reframing the view and funnelling light and warmth - making Burnley look and feel quite a different place.