Competitions: Editor's Pick, 20.05.10
A new entrance for Sloterdijk railway station, a hospital design framework and 12 Sukkahs for New York City; this week’s pick of the best competitions
Dutch railway company ProRail BV has put the transformation of Amsterdam’s Sloterdijk railway station out to tender.The project aims to improve the station’s main entrance and bus and tram links. The station is expected to have 100,000 passengers a day by 2020. The deadline for applications is 10 June.
The door has reopened for an architect to mastermind the residential-led development of Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium in east London. Developer L&Q has parted with architect tp bennett and wants to ‘go back to the drawing board’. The project is worth between £35-45 million and will retain listed art-deco buildings on the site, abandoned since 2008.
Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation is seeking a designer for its 48 month architectural services framework contract. The NHS trust spends an average £44,000 a year on architectural services and the framework appointment is open to be extended a further year. The deadline for receipt of tenders or requests to participate is 11 June.
Sukkah City: New York City has launched an international design competition which asks entrants to re-think the traditional Israeli Sukkah. The twelve winning temporary structure designs will be built and displayed at New York’sUnion Square Park from 19 to 21 September. The competition is judged by Ron Arad (among others) and the deadline for registration is 1 July.