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.
Source: 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.
A facility to nurture and document street art, as a means of creating community cohesion.
Source: Bruno Bermon-Berchi
A minimalist and boxy 3D garden at the foot of London Bridge Station and the Shard tower.
This project explores the qualities, significance and potential of urban residual spaces within the post-industrial area of Battersea.
Source: 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.
Source: Fraher Architects
A proposal for a temporary bicycle store and wash facilities, that inhabits lost space sitting behind London railway’s retaining walls.
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.
a proposal for allotment gardents on top of an existing row of garages.
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.
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.
Source: Judy Pryor
This proposal aims to bring back agricultural production to Battersea, by re-using neglected space, and restoring the 500 meter long site.
Source: Edward Cullinan Architects
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.
Forgotten Spaces: All 20 shortlisted entries feature in a public exhibition at the National Theatre until 4 July www.nationaltheatre.org.uk