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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)

‘Always Something New’ by Jono Burgess

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‘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. The design seeks to engage people through enabling habitat, exploration and discovery in an urban wilderness.

A Museum & Park Remembering A Furious Nazi Blitz by Ryan Fish

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A Museum & Park Remembering A Furious Nazi Blitz by Ryan Fish

A museum and park promoting the history of Sheffield and high levels of sustainability. Accompanying picture shows concept model.

A Welcome Embrace by Tom Stanton

A Welcome Embrace by Tom Stanton

A innovative new centre for well being that will provide a focus for community integration and health, bringing together students, workers, commuters and local residents in a relaxed environment.

Arbourcorn by Tony Broomhead

Arbourcorn by Tony Broomhead

The Arbourcorn project turns a forgotten space into a sweetcorn field that provides bait for the local fishing community.

Arundle Gate by Prashant

Arundle Gate by Prashant

These proposals mimic the flow of water and the reflected sky, and the people passing by, to create a space which is highly evocative and proudly beautiful in its own right.

Brown Street Roofs by Laura Sillars, Sarah Staton, Jane Faram and Victor Simao

Brown Street Roofs by Laura Sillars, Sarah Staton, Jane Faram and Victor Simao

Where living roofs create a biodiverse public space in the heart of the city, that celebrates Sheffield’s old and new industrial hearts with its mix of hard and soft materials.

Cemetery Revelry by Caitríona McGhee

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.

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

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.

The Coo-op by Evans Vettori Architects

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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.

C.H.A.V. (COMMUNITIES HAVE A VOICE) by Lee Chapman, Louis England, Simon Hicks and Mike Horswill

C.H.A.V. (COMMUNITIES HAVE A VOICE) by Lee Chapman, Louis England, Simon Hicks and Mike Horswill

The Globe, outside Sheffield Town Hall, provides a graphical interface demonstrating the forgotten spaces, as identified by Sheffielders. Power is not in the hands of government and designers, but given back to the people.

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