Proposals for Forgotten Spaces: Ridgeway; River Thames History + Found Objects Lab; Running Spiral; Sky Dock; St Saviours Dock; STET Bromley By Bow; STET Bromley By Bow; Survival of Dollis Hill House; Swinging Bridge Cafe; Talbot Yard; Testing Ground and Thames Mini Tidal Power Stations
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.
A landscaping masterplan for a route that runs for three and a half miles from Plumstead Station in the west to Crossness Pumping Station in the east.
Source: Mark Warren and Digory Macfarlan
The River Thames History + Found Objects LAB provides Londoners with a micro-museum situated above the river itself. Utilizing forgotten space between the arch-trusses of Southwark Bridge, a collection of intriguing objects that the Thames has acquired will be displayed.
Source: design guild
A sportive icon, the Running Spiral, placed in a strategic node, such as Old Street roundabout, will bring a new identity to London.
Source: Norton Ellis Architects
The Sky Dock hovers above Embankment Station, to provide a viewing platform and tourist facilities, creating a new focal point for the North Bank of the River Thames.
An aluminium sculpture inhabiting the water at St Saviours Dock, linking the past, present and future.
Source: Stet Architecture
A derelict site used for flytipping and bonfires becomes a social enterprise for upcycling waste and rediscovery of natural land.
This project proposes a series of diverse urban interventions in the form of public buildings, which aim to respond to very specific needs of the local community.
An inventive reconfiguration of the existing scaffold surrounding the moribund grade II listed building, Dollis Hill House, bringing it closer to the public realm and consciousness, to rally support for the survival of the property.
Source: Vogt Landscape
The transformation of the junction between Hertford Union canal and Regent’s canal, with the improvement of pedestrian and bicycle circulation, a proposed garden and cafe.
A proposal for the regeneration of Talbot Yard
A unique outside project space showcasing temporary artworks and projects developed with local communities.
This project is about possibilities to articulate the river walls, dry docks, disused wharfs, decks, …etc, for the harvesting of renewable tidal energies
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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