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
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.
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 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’ 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 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.
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.
The revival of a London icon, the red telephone box, to accommodate showering / changing facilities on Park Lane, to promote sports across Hyde Park.
Source: 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.
Three kiosks with the function of a walk in health clinic, vending sex products and candy shop along Bourchier St in Soho.
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.
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.
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 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.