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Forgotten Spaces 2011: Proposals D – F

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Daily Bread; Drifting Boundary; Echo Island; Eco Platform; eco.ntainer; Euston Road Picture House; Event Space; The Empire Splashes Back; Fagin’s Den; Flood Trails; Flotilla Project

Daily Bread by Untitled Spaces (Nicholas Jobbings / Andy James)

Source: Untitled Space

Daily Bread by Untitled Spaces (Nicholas Jobbings / Andy James)

The disused National Temperance Hospital’s courtyard becomes the site for a new Bakery and Homeless Shelter, enabling an itinerant population to help produce a community’s “daily bread”

Drifting Boundary by Le Ha Hoang, Shankara Kothapurum and Roderick Mills

Drifting Boundary by Le Ha Hoang, Shankara Kothapurum and Roderick Mills

The design proposal is an artificial landscape, which has the ability to reconfigure itself according to tidal condition, serving as an in-between space to connect the land to the riverside.

Echo Island by James Norton, Allison Walker, Mike Griggs and Nuria Montblanc

Echo Island by James Norton, Allison Walker, Mike Griggs and Nuria Montblanc

A view of Echo Island, an installation that pays tribute to the industrial history of Channelsea Island located in West Ham, Borough of Newham.

Eco Platform by Rowan Parnell, Lee Mainwaring, Craig Shanley and Eva Datta

Eco Platform by Rowan Parnell, Lee Mainwaring, Craig Shanley and Eva Datta

The Deptford Eco Platform (DEP) is a vibrant, multi-use, community driven ecological resource. It transforms a former coaling jetty into a carbon negative, self-sufficient and wildlife rich community hub.

eco.ntainer by Space Group Architects

Source: Space Group Architects

eco.ntainer by Space Group Architects

Cost neutral recycling stations encourage the community of Tower Hamlets to recycle more. The rewards are aesthetically pleasant recycling centres and typically £100 for each household per year.

Euston Road Picture House by Hannah Milner and Victoria Hinton

Euston Road Picture House by Hannah Milner and Victoria Hinton

The Euston Road Picture House is an open-air public space resembling an old fashioned picture house - a simple glazed screen transforming the natural scenery of the Euston Road into an epic film scene from a romantic new world. 

Event Space by Cathal Travers

Event Space by Cathal Travers

The proposal is for an enclosed public event space suitable for a range of performances. It is a simple, sustainable structure created from the urban fabric in which it lies.

The Empire Splashes Back by SPACEHUB (Ian Wale / Giles Charlton)

The Empire Splashes Back by SPACEHUB (Ian Wale / Giles Charlton)

The Empire Splashes Back with a new front garden for Buckingham Palace, creating an exciting new plaza capable of holding events of international significance, such as the 60th Jubilee.

Fagin's Den by Geraldine Ng and Liksan Chan

Fagin’s Den by Geraldine Ng, Liksan Chan and Dean Walker

Fagin’s Den, St Saviour’s Dock, dams the Thames inlet to form an amphitheatre and beach. A canopy mimics the surface of the forgotten River Neckinger. Shelter by day, cinema by night.

Flood Trails by Zoi Karagouni and Georgia Laganakou

Flood Trails by Zoi Karagouni and Georgia Laganakou

Flood trails promotes the idea of using creative landscaping to introduce new activities on the chosen site(s) while, at the same time work as possible flood defence.

Flotilla Project by Edward Mcann and Alex Fox

Flotilla Project by Edward Mcann and Alex Fox

The Flotilla project uses the London canal network to deliver various cultural and social programmes to sites and areas along its route via barges adapted to fit various functions.

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