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Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals S – Z

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Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: St Mary’s Gateway; Sheffield Bikes; Sidney Street Arts Park; Steel City Kindergarten; SVQ; Sheffield Balloon; Sunken Garden of Retreat; This is Gleadless Valley; Watersmeet Centre; Wicker Spice

St Mary's Gateway by Zanthe Wray

St Mary’s Gateway by Zanthe Wray

A new gateway to bring life to the neglected underpasses of the Inner Ring Road and provide a welcoming beacon to define the city of Sheffield

 

Sheffield Bikes by Ivan Rabodzeenko and James Woodcock

Sheffield Bikes by Ivan Rabodzeenko and James Woodcock

A second-hand bike repair and rent centre run by 18-21 year old young people. Centre consists of permanent hub and mobile bike-storage modules, which can be moved to other spots in the city

Sidney Street Arts Park by Clare Broadbent and Jonathan Daniels

Sidney Street Arts Park by Clare Broadbent and Jonathan Daniels

A concept of temporarily inverting the uses from within the arts buildings in the area, into this currently undervalued landscape. The site is accessible and visible, with many potential users to get involved and benefit from this intervention

 

Steel City Kindergarten by James Beardall and Eamonn Cronnelly

Steel City Kindergarten by James Beardall and Eamonn Cronnelly

The revitalisation of a forgotten space, focussing on the existing structure to maintain links with the surrounding materiality and historical context of neighbouring architecture. A green urban oasis for urbanised children

SVQ by Michael Hyde and Associates

SVQ by Michael Hyde and Associates

Sheaf Valley Quarter is a proposed set of landscaping works linking Sheffield Train Station to the Interchange Park acknowledging the redundant set of spaces currently offered at this awkward junction

Sheffield Balloon by Tom James and Paul Bower for the Sheffield Publicity Department

 

Sheffield Balloon by Tom James and Paul Bower for the Sheffield Publicity Department

A tethered helium balloon floating high above the city, launched from an empty space next to the station, and providing a whole new way of experiencing Sheffield’s landscape

Sunken Garden of Retreat by Ming Cheng, Steve Haines, Sherman Lin, Keith Brown, Will Green, Paul Farrell, Massimo Grimaldi, Daniel Gates, Chris Powell and Adrian Webb

Sunken Garden of Retreat by Ming Cheng, Steve Haines, Sherman Lin, Keith Brown, Will Green, Paul Farrell, Massimo Grimaldi, Daniel Gates, Chris Powell and Adrian Webb

A sunken public space which can be used as a space for retreat during the day and a public meeting space in the evening

This is Gleadless Valley by Goran Vodicka, Gleadless Valley Community Forum

This is Gleadless Valley by Goran Vodicka, Gleadless Valley Community Forum

Through a community-led process, professionals and residents come together to redevelop this forgotten space and at the same time re-imagine how their whole area could look like in the future

 

Watersmeet Centre by Alex Mingozzi and Mihalis Walsh

Watersmeet Centre by Alex Mingozzi and Mihalis Walsh

View of Watersmeet Allotment Centre from riverbank level; a building to support and bring together neighbouring allotment groups, located over the confluence of two rivers at Malin Bridge

Wicker Spice by Oliver Peach

Wicker Spice by Oliver Peach

Spice Oil distillery installation inserted into a redundant stairwell in the Wicker Arches

 

 

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