Forgotten Spaces: Proposals E – F
Proposals for Forgotten Spaces: Earls Court Burial Garden City; East Broadway; Eco Five; Elm Wonderland; Everyday; Fabric Park; Floating Garden; Follow the Yellow Slip Road; Forgotten Fulham; Forgotten Spaces; Four Elements of Sands End and From Dark to Light
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: mæ LLP Architects
London is running out of burial space - mæ’s proposal to reintroduce the cemetery as a civic space in a local neighbourhood context will offer local amenity space as well as spaces for remembrance and contemplation.
East Broadway is a section of a sustainable bicycle and pedestrian circulation network over the East London Line.
Source: MCM Architecture
A new ecological and sustainable hub for product development and design.
Architecture must learn from the nature: how to create wonder… to provoke imagination… to create life…
Source: Atelier 11
A new square formed from a car park and other left over spaces adjacent to Clapton Square, at top of Narroway, in the centre of Hackney.
A fabric garden consisting of elements caught in the wind and frozen in movement across the landscaped site. The elements will be formed from a new material called Concrete Cloth which is currently used for emergency shelters in developing countries.
Cork and fabric modular floating flower vessels attached to river anchor buoys with drifting water plants that oxygenate/ purify the river in a natural dynamic system.
Source: Sam Appleby
A community-led renewal project for an abandoned slip road and adjacent land next to the M1, in Mill Hill, Barnet, focusing on a skatepark and re-animated urban link.
Source: Situation Architecture
This project speculates architecturally on how to stimulate the urban realm through new local and London-wide opportunities. Forgotten Fulham is the first in a line of proposals which aims to reinvigorate the area, re-establishing the Thames connection.
Temporary pavillions link two sites on opposite sides of the river Thames, in the Lewisham and Hackney boroughs.
The creation of a riverside sensory walk through four pavilions representing Earth, Air, Water and Fire.
This project proposes an art trail for the display of work by local artists, weaving through the railway arches of the new East London Line extension, and ending in an underground gallery on the perimeter of a car park on Leonard Street.
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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