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Forgotten Spaces 2011: Proposals R – S

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Roehampton Community Centre; Rye Lane; Salon POP; Shelter-Grow-Curate; Shoreditch Arts Community Center; SKSAS -South Kensington Station Arts Space; Soap_Box; Social Behaviour; Soho+; Station Farm; Sunken Nest; Sweet Shop; The Symphony of Abbey Mills

Roehampton Community Centre by Miriam Howitt, Melissa Lawrence and Chun Chiu collaborating

Roehampton Community Centre by Miriam Howitt, Melissa Lawrence and Chun Chiu collaborating

New Community Centre on the Green, beside the Library, at the heart of Roehampton, replaces a manmade mound, concrete retaining walls and zigzag ramp. New level-entry carpark lies behind.

Rye Lane by Ben Whitehead in association with Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects, Alan Green and Caroline Pillay

Rye Lane by Ben Whitehead in association with Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects, Alan Green and Caroline Pillay

View of the Car-park redevelopment from the south showing a section slice through the railway arches, gallery atrium, and inserted flats. The rooftop sculpture park is also seen in use.

Salon POP by USE Architects / (Jo Hagan / Jack Adams / Bilal Mian)

Salon POP by USE Architects / (Jo Hagan / Jack Adams / Bilal Mian)

Salon POP is a mobile, green, POP UP POP ART gallery, made from waste to showcase art informed by the inherent ingenuity, vibrancy, and creativity of the African continent.

Shelter-Grow-Curate by Asif Din

Shelter-Grow-Curate by Asif Din

‘Shelter-Grow-Curate’ is a cross between a city farm and a cultural social centre serving both the local residents as well as passing public creating a lively arts and community hub.

Shoreditch Arts Community Center by Andronescu Marina

Shoreditch Arts Community Center by Andronescu Marina

Shoreditch Arts Center has been designed for the community of Hackney Borough. Located in Shoreditch, it makes the link between the several art facilities situated in the surroundings. It targets mostly young people from child to young adults and offer them the possibility to practice a wide rage of arts such as painting, sculpture video, photography etc.

SKSAS -South Kensington Station Arts Space by George Woodrow, James Mathieson and Imogen Long

SKSAS -South Kensington Station Arts Space by George Woodrow, James Mathieson and Imogen Long

The redundant eastbound platform of the Metropolitan District Railway with its grand brick facade has the potential to be transformed into a unique and exciting arts space.

Soap_Box by Andrew Kavanagh and Tim Gardiner

Soap_Box by Andrew Kavanagh and Tim Gardiner

The revival of a London icon, the red telephone box, to accommodate showering / changing facilities on Park Lane, to promote sports across Hyde Park.

Social Behaviour by Denizen Works

Source: Denizen Works

Social Behaviour by Denizen Works

Armed with a drawing of a simple bee-house fantasy and list of instructions; participants are invited to construct accommodation for homeless bees in unused gaps of land between buildings and boundary walls anywhere in central London.

Soho+ by Will Yam and Jordan Wang

Soho+ by Will Yam and Jordan Wang

Three kiosks with the function of a walk in health clinic, vending sex products and candy shop along Bourchier St in Soho.

Station Farm by Tom Barnsley and James Hallybone

Station Farm by Tom Barnsley and James Hallybone

Station Farm, East Croydon: a vision for the productive use of the ‘Ruskin Square’ site awaiting development comprising an urban community farm and outdoor events space linked to the rejuvenated Warehouse Theatre.

Sunken Nest by Ben Spurden and Hay Joung Hwang

Sunken Nest by Ben Spurden and Hay Joung Hwang

New public open space and nature conservation area, supporting local bird species through the use of wall mounted bird boxes and sculptural vertical bird feeders.

Sweet Shop by Roman Pardon

Sweet Shop by Roman Pardon

A disused parcel of land within one of Islington’s oldest neighbourhoods suggested that the acts of discovering and remembering might become the generators of an architectural form.

The Symphony of Abbey Mills by Chris Hildrey

The Symphony of Abbey Mills by Chris Hildrey

The Symphony of Abbey Mills takes the hidden rhythms of the city and, over a period of a week, translates them into a symphony recital to be played through the building fabric over the course of a day.

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