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Forgotten Spaces: Proposals A – B

Proposals for Forgotten Spaces: [d_pod] DIY Summer Pavilion; 155 Curtain Road; 3d GARDEN; A Microinfrastructure; A102; Accordian; Acupunkture; Argo Eclipse; Arts Den; Ascending The Void; Back to Nature; Baldwin Terrace

Forgotten Spaces is an ideas competition run by RIBA London in collaboration with Design for London. Its brief was to propose innovative ways of taking advantage of under utilized sites within the city.

[d_pod] DIY Summer Pavilion by Pavilion Architecture

Source: Pavilion Architecture

[d_pod] DIY Summer Pavilion by Pavilion Architecture

An innovative, portable, recyclable exhibition space, designed and built, using parametric design tools and digital fabrication methods, for an economical efficient pioneering solution.

155 Curtain Road by Gibberd

Source: Gibberd

155 Curtain Road by Gibberd

A facility to nurture and document street art, as a means of creating community cohesion.

3d GARDEN by Bruno Bermon-Berchi

Source: Bruno Bermon-Berchi

3d GARDEN by Bruno Bermon-Berchi

A minimalist and boxy 3D garden at the foot of London Bridge Station and the Shard tower. 

A Microinfrastructure by Viola Carnelutti

A Microinfrastructure by Viola Carnelutti

This project explores the qualities, significance and potential of urban residual spaces within the post-industrial area of Battersea.

A102 by Theis and Khan Architects

Source: Theis and Khan Architects

A102 by Theis and Khan Architects

A new site repairs the chasm created by the A102, enabling the two sides to be woven back together, creating an opportunity for celebrating, and marking a gateway to London.

Accordian by Fraher Architects and O-Negative

Source: Fraher Architects

Accordian by Fraher Architects and O-Negative

A proposal for a temporary bicycle store and wash facilities, that inhabits lost space sitting behind London railway’s retaining walls. 

Acupunkture by Luis Alberto Torres

Acupunkture by Luis Alberto Torres

This proposal is for a more comprehensive intervention that connects, instead of isolates, a series of forgotten spaces across the city. A direct approach to urban acupuncture - a limited intervention, which could have a ripple effect beyond its particular locale.

Argo Eclipse by Claudius Fanusie

Argo Eclipse by Claudius Fanusie

a proposal for allotment gardents on top of an existing row of garages.

Arts Den by Anushree Choudhury, Cardiff University

Arts Den by Anushree Choudhury, Cardiff University

Situated at Bishopsgate Goods Yard, Artist’s Den provides a unique platform to the artist of various skills, regardless of the financial aspect, to showcase their art, impart their skills to willing students and sell their artworks.

Ascending The Void by Nottingham University/ YEAR 2/ UNIT 3 (Eleni Triantafyllidi, Matt Williams)

Ascending The Void by Nottingham University/ Year 2/ Unit 3 (Eleni Triantafyllidi, Matt Williams)

This project proposes two inhabitable urban vegetation structures, located at two derelict corners on Great Eastern Street. These aim to provide a retreat from the realities of hectic London life, and offer as escape into the realm of fantasy.

Back to Nature by Judy Pryor, Landscape Architecture Undergraduate

Source: Judy Pryor

Back to Nature by Judy Pryor, Landscape Architecture Undergraduate

This proposal aims to bring back agricultural production to Battersea, by re-using neglected space, and restoring the 500 meter long site.

Baldwin Terrace by Edward Cullinan Architects with Ramboll UK

Source: Edward Cullinan Architects

Baldwin Terrace by Edward Cullinan Architects with Ramboll UK

Baldwin Terrace will be transformed by fixing a rhythm of panels to the street and canal facades of the existing warehouses, that will convey a message, legible only from designated vantage points.

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Forgotten Spaces: All 20 shortlisted entries feature in a public exhibition at the National Theatre until 4 July www.nationaltheatre.org.uk

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