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Forgotten Spaces 2011: Proposals U – Z

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Urban Oasis; Urban Origami; Urban Physic Garden; Vegetable Bowl; The Wandle Leap; The Wellclose Square Theatre Garden; W6 Pop Down; West Way; Wharncliffe Viaduct: A Hop Into History; Whole Life

Urban Oasis by Ko eun lee

Urban Oasis by Ko eun lee

Water Tower sleeping and relaxing pods. The water tower will become a place where people can sleep, relax and enjoy views of the area.

Urban Origami by António Miguel Gonçalves and Ana Maria Ferreira

Urban Origami by António Miguel Gonçalves and Ana Maria Ferreira

Urban Origami it is an artificial landscape based on the Origami technique. Folded to create new spaces, new landscapes

Urban Physic Garden by Wayward Plants (Heather Ring / Tom Kendall / Stephen Escritt / Jarred Henderson / Helen Babbs / Lizzie Frost / Illustrations by Alison Moffett)

Source: Wayward Plants

Urban Physic Garden by Wayward Plants (Heather Ring / Tom Kendall / Stephen Escritt / Jarred Henderson / Helen Babbs / Lizzie Frost / Illustrations by Alison Moffett)

The Urban Physic Garden transforms a forgotten yard on the Guy’s Hospital Campus into public garden celebrating medicinal plants, and the health and wellbeing of our cities and environments.

Vegetable Bowl by Raw Architecture Workshop and JamJar Architecture (Graeme Laughlan / Martin Jarvie / Judy Cheung)

Source: Raw Architecture Workshop

Vegetable Bowl by Raw Architecture Workshop and JamJar Architecture (Graeme Laughlan / Martin Jarvie / Judy Cheung)

The Wandle Leap by AREA Landscape Architects (Max Norman / Charlotte Norman / Jonathan Ramsay / Hanna Doyle / Salvatore Tabone / Andrew Young)

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The Wandle Leap by AREA Landscape Architects (Max Norman / Charlotte Norman / Jonathan Ramsay / Hanna Doyle / Salvatore Tabone / Andrew Young)

A fish ladder and viewing tunnel spanning the Wandle, with adjacent breeding centre in a wetland ecology park, to reintroduce Atlantic Salmon, and act as a springboard for local revitalisation.

The Wellclose Square Theatre Garden by John Bell, Genia Leontowitsch, Iván Linare and Sommer Spiers

The Wellclose Square Theatre Garden by John Bell, Genia Leontowitsch, Iván Linare and Sommer Spiers

Derelict land designated as open space by Tower Hamlets has a protective surrounding wall built to enable use as a Theatre Garden and an old connection is restored to an existing Theatre

W6 Pop Down by Rawspace Ltd (Dominic Warren / Camilla Pitt / Heather Alston / Alistair Reid / James Kinnersly / Octavia Warren)

W6 Pop Down by Rawspace Ltd (Dominic Warren / Camilla Pitt / Heather Alston / Alistair Reid / James Kinnersly / Octavia Warren)

In the middle of Hammersmith there is a rarely used area which is covered, dry and well lit. We are proposing a Pop-Down market using decorated old cars as stalls.

West Way by Moxon Architects

Source: Moxon Architects

West Way by Moxon Architects

A proposal to transform space around the A40 viaduct into useful piece of city that takes advantage of the glamorous and beautiful existing spaces while imbuing them with a rich set of new functions.

Wharncliffe Viaduct: A Hop Into History by Shaun Rimmer

Wharncliffe Viaduct: A Hop Into History by Shaun Rimmer

Giant picture frames located around the viaduct will raise awareness of the historic structure and provide interpretation. By improving access through the arches the viaduct will become an integrated feature.

Whole Life by Simon Atkinson, Dave Toms, Erin White, Heidi Chan and Chad Butterworth

Whole Life by Simon Atkinson, Dave Toms, Erin White, Heidi Chan and Chad Butterworth

This proposal initiates an urban evolution that will transform the degraded corridor stretching from the Victoria Station forecourt to the River Thames into an icon of 21st century city design.

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