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Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011

The shortlist of a regional competition of proposals for overlooked pockets of land. The RIBA in Yorkshire is working in association with Sheffield Hallam University and is sponsored by developers British Land, Creative Sheffield, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry and engineers Buro Happold

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Introduction to Forgotten Spaces Sheffield

RIBA Yorkshire regional director Emma England introduces the Forgotten Spaces Sheffield shortlist

St Mary's Gateway by Zanthe Wray

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – St Mary’s Gateway by Zanthe Wray

A new gateway to bring life to the neglected underpasses of the Inner Ring Road and provide a welcoming beacon to define the city of Sheffield

Small Hallam Collider by A449, Matthew Johnson

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Small Hallam Collider by A449, Matthew Johnson

The Small Hallam Collider is a public centre for idea generation, collaboration and small business incubation, developing regional wealth through enterprise and knowledge transfer

Watersmeet Centre by Alex Mingozzi and Mihalis Walsh

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Watersmeet Centre by Alex Mingozzi and Mihalis Walsh

View of Watersmeet Allotment Centre from riverbank level; a building to support and bring together neighbouring allotment groups, located over the confluence of two rivers at Malin Bridge

Cemetery Revelry by Caitriona McGhee

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Cemetery Revelry by Caitríona McGhee

Cemetery Revelry remembers Sheffield General Cemetery by giving it a function which is relevant to today’s Sheffield the proposal, rather ironically, injects life into it by using it as a performance venue

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – ‘Always Something New’ by Jono Burgess

This project explores the notion of consumer culture, expressing a symbolic counterpoint and journey from the neighbouring site that is Meadowhall

Department of Fabrication Media and Robotics by Steven McCloy and Bongani Muchemwa

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Department of Fabrication, Media and Robotics by Steven McCloy and Bongani Muchemwa

The derelict yet beautiful Old Post Office is retrofitted with a huge, high-tech atrium canopy, which provides a central public space to the department

The COO-OP by Evans Vettori Architects

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – The Coo-op by Evans Vettori Architects

The Coo-op is a new initiative between man and bird. Pigeons that once inhabited the site are reintroduced to give the site meaning, memory and involve Sheffield’s homeless community

Cuthbert Bank/Walkley Flying Club by Keith Hayman and Simon Gedye

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Cuthbert Bank / Walkley Flying Club by Keith Hayman and Simon Gedye

Set on frames that echo the support structures for advertisement hoardings, the words - Walkley Flying Club - will stand proud along Cuthbert Bank, just as the cooling towers welcomed travellers to the city in the past

Gleadless Golf by Click Industrial Design Ltd

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Gleadless Golf by Click Industrial Design Ltd

A multi-storey driving range and community centre with the latest gaming equipment enables the user to predict how far their shot would have gone with experts on hand to perfect their technique

Food for Thought by Doma Architects

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Food For Thought by Doma Architects

A weary mill, previously lost and forgotten, rediscovers her purpose. Once again she provides her people with food and a place to work, a place to meet and learn new skills

The Golden Frame by Deborah Egan, Leon Henshaw and Alastair Norton

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – The Golden Frame by Deborah Egan, Leon Henshaw and Alastair Norton

The Golden Frame is a mobile floating viewing frame designed for the waterways of the Sheffield and Tinsley Navigation, a canal pouring through Sheffields abandoned and demolished landscape of steelmills

Guilding Lights by Chris Paterson

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Guiding Lights by Chris Paterson

Frog Walk, previously dark, isolated and foreboding, is brought to life by animated creatures which accompany travellers on their journey between Ecclesall and Sharrow

Norton Prospect Tower and Labyrintht by waparchitects

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Norton Prospect Tower and Labyrinth by waparchitects

A reinvention of Norton Water Tower with lightweight metal spiral access ramps making it into a public prospect tower with a labyrinth laid out on the covered reservoir

Life is a Beach by Ark D M

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – ‘Life is a beach’ by Ark D M

Life is a beach when we make use of forgotten spaces which have been with us all the time. Opening up rivers for local people’s pleasure will open up minds

Is the River Really Beautiful? by John Harrison and Chantelle Stewart

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Is The River Really Beautiful..? by John Harrison and Chantelle Stewart

The proposed project is an urban exploration exit station from the ‘Megatron’ culvert that runs beneath Sheffield station

Sheffield City Farm by Bond Bryan Architects

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Sheffield City Farm by Bond Bryan Architects

Sheffield City Farm seeks to link two disparate sides of the city with a green corridor, integrating an urban farm and allotments, relocating the city market and creating a waterfront edge

The Porter City by Dom Lewis and Max Aughton

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – The Porter City by Dom Lewis and Max Aughton

The Porter City, an Art Gallery, Historic Walk, Nature Trail and cross city link showcasing all that’s great about Sheffield while pursuing to revitalise the CIQ and the surrounding area

Pigs, Bees and Bells by David Britch, Eamonn Canniffe and Stephen Martlew

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Pigs, Bees and Bells by David Britch, Eamonn Canniffe and Stephen Martlew

A productive proposal for the terrain vague between Broad Street and Victoria Quays employing the joyful activities of the swineherd, the apiarist and the bell founder

Wicker Spice by Oliver Peach

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Shortlist – Wicker Spice by Oliver Peach

Wicker Spice seeks to utilize the common ground of the love of food to re-cement a strong positive community identity

‘Always Something New’ by Jono Burgess

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals A – C

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: ‘Always Something New; A Museum & Park Remembering A Furious Nazi Blitz; A Welcome Embrace; Arbourcorn; Arundle Gate; Brown Street Roofs; Cemetery Revelry; Cuthbert Bank / Walkley Flying Club; The Coo-op; C.H.A.V. (COMMUNITIES HAVE A VOICE)

CAR (P) ARK by mass architecture

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals C – F

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Cannon ‘Hub’; CAR (P) ARK; Castle Gate; CIQubes; City Stitcher; Crossing the Line; Department of Fabrication, Media and Robotics; The Edible Forest; Food For Thought; Formation

The Groove Box Project by Joseph Butterell

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals F – K

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: The Forgotten Island; The Forgotten Porter Brook; Gleadless Golf; Guiding Lights; The Golden Frame; Gaunt Shops Opening Up; The Groove Box Project; Is The River Really Beautiful..?; In the Round; Kindergarten

‘Life is a beach’ by Ark D M Team (Yuan Zhang / Blazej Zemleduch / Katarina Rozvadska /Jason Hayter / Adrian Hallam / Rosie Carnall)

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals K – P

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Kindergarten; ‘Life is a beach’; L/E/G/O - Lynwood Educational Garden Opportunity; Little Mester Gardens; Lunch Break; Manor Top Commons; Norton Prospect Tower and Labyrinth; North by North West; Pigs, Bees and Bells; The Porter City

Peoples’ Pergola by Dan Russell, Dom Latham, Jai Redman, Jimmy Edmondson and Des Behari

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals P – S

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Park Grange Urban Farm; Peoples’ Pergola; Pier in Peer Out; The People’s Supermarket; The Permaculture Factory; Reclaim the Ignored; Recycling Centre; Remembering the Porter Brook; Sheffield City Farm; Small Hallam Collider

St Mary's Gateway by Zanthe Wray

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals S – Z

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: St Mary’s Gateway; Sheffield Bikes; Sidney Street Arts Park; Steel City Kindergarten; SVQ; Sheffield Balloon; Sunken Garden of Retreat; This is Gleadless Valley; Watersmeet Centre; Wicker Spice

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