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Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals F – K

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Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: The Forgotten Island; The Forgotten Porter Brook; Gleadless Golf; Guiding Lights; The Golden Frame; Gaunt Shops Opening Up; The Groove Box Project; Is The River Really Beautiful..?; In the Round; Kindergarten

The Forgotten Island by Jessica Flinn Designs Ltd and Click Industrial Design Ltd (Ollie Allen / Luke Lunde-Pickover / Dan Taylor / Nick Deakin)

The Forgotten Island by Jessica Flinn Designs Ltd and Click Industrial Design Ltd (Ollie Allen / Luke Lunde-Pickover / Dan Taylor / Nick Deakin)

“The Forgotten Island” is situated in the middle of the River Don. A relaxation space for local residents, an ecology site for local schools and a hidden tree top oasis.”

The Forgotten Porter Brook by Elisabeth Henderson

The Forgotten Porter Brook by Elisabeth Henderson

The opening up of the long forgotten Porter Brook to rejuvenate an historic quarter of central Sheffield and bring a significant waterway back into the public life of the city.

Gleadless Golf by Jessica Flinn Designs Ltd and Click Industrial Design Ltd (Ollie Allen / Luke Lunde-Pickover / Dan Taylor / Nick Deakin)

Gleadless Golf by Jessica Flinn Designs Ltd and Click Industrial Design Ltd (Ollie Allen / Luke Lunde-Pickover / Dan Taylor / Nick Deakin)

Welcome to Gleadless Golf - A multi-storey driving range and community centre. Latest gaming equipment enables the user to predict how far their shot would have gone with experts on hand to perfect their technique.

Guiding Lights by Chris Paterson

Guiding Lights by Chris Paterson

Frog Walk, previously dark, isolated and foreboding, is brought to life by animated creatures which accompany travellers on their journey between Ecclesall and Sharrow

The Golden Frame by Deborah Egan, Leon Henshaw and Alastair Norton

The Golden Frame by Deborah Egan, Leon Henshaw and Alastair Norton

The Golden Frame is a mobile floating viewing frame designed for the waterways of the Sheffield and Tinsley Navigation. A canal pouring through Sheffields abandoned and demolished landscape of steelmills.

Gaunt Shops Opening Up by Norton Mayfield Architects

Source: Norton Mayfield Architects

Gaunt Shops Opening Up by Norton Mayfield Architects

Street view showing how the Gaunt Shops are opened up by moving the bus stop, removing physical barriers, introducing steps and moving the pharmacy entrance.

The Groove Box Project by Joseph Butterell

Source: James Butterell and Joseph Butterell

The Groove Box Project by James Butterell and Joseph Butterell

The Groove Box Project is a ‘pop up vinyl swap shop’. Tapping in to the music roots of the city, it will satisfy the increasing demand for physical media and the resurgence of vinyl.

Is The River Really Beautiful..? by John Harrison and Chantelle Stewart

Is The River Really Beautiful..? by John Harrison and Chantelle Stewart

The proposed project is an urban exploration exit station from the ‘Megatron’ culvert that runs beneath Sheffield station. The aim is to facilitate urban exploration and make a statement in support of its legitimacy.

In the Round by 8° Design

In the Round by 8° Design

In the Round is a temporary intervention in a neglected roundabout underpass to provide a meeting place and café by day, and a flexible open-air performance venue by night.

Kindergarten by Joe Trevail

Kindergarten by Joe Trevail

Geometry of architecture a catalyst for play and fun, unprecedented ingredients in Kindergarten and school design. Furthermore, the geometry lends itself to an open air amphitheatre, for kindergarten plays and community events.

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