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Forgotten Spaces: Proposals R – T

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.

Ridgeway by MUF Architecure

Ridgeway by MUF Architecure

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.

River Thames History + Found Objects Lab by Mark Warren and Digory Macfarlane

Source: Mark Warren and Digory Macfarlan

River Thames History + Found Objects Lab by Mark Warren and Digory Macfarlane

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.

Running Spiral by Daewon Kwak, Jungbin Kim (directors of design guild)

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Running Spiral by Daewon Kwak, Jungbin Kim (directors of 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.

Sky Dock by Norton Ellis Architects: Robert Ellis, Carol Norton, Alessio Cuozzo and Sophie Scoggins

Source: Norton Ellis Architects

Sky Dock by Norton Ellis Architects: Robert Ellis, Carol Norton, Alessio Cuozzo and Sophie Scoggins

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.

St Saviours Dock by Elaine Hughes

St Saviours Dock by Elaine Hughes

An aluminium sculpture inhabiting the water at St Saviours Dock, linking the past, present and future.

STET Bromley By Bow by Colin Rose Stet Architecture

Source: Stet Architecture

STET Bromley By Bow by Colin Rose Stet Architecture

A derelict site used for flytipping and bonfires becomes a social enterprise for upcycling waste and rediscovery of natural land.

Subject to Requirement by Nottingham University/ Year 2 / Unit 3 (Thomas Bywater, Cecilia Jin, Ethel Mann, Sarah Stell, Laura Almond)

STET Bromley By Bow by Nottingham University/ Year 2 / Unit 3 (Thomas Bywater, Cecilia Jin, Ethel Mann, Sarah Stell, Laura Almond)

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.

Survival of Dollis Hill House by Adam Jundi

Survival of Dollis Hill House by Adam Jundi

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.

Swinging Bridge Cafe by Vogt Landscape

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Swinging Bridge Cafe by 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.

Talbot Yard by Forge Architects and Surveyors

Talbot Yard by Forge Architects and Surveyors

A proposal for the regeneration of Talbot Yard

Testing Ground by Fundamental Architectural Inclusion

Source: Fundamental Architectural Inclusion

Testing Ground by Fundamental Architectural Inclusion

A unique outside project space showcasing temporary artworks and projects developed with local communities.

Thames Mini Tidal Power Stations by Zoran Radivojevic

Thames Mini Tidal Power Stations by Zoran Radivojevic

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

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