Queen Elizabeth Hall and Smithfield Market are the inspiration for two subterranean skate-parks
Architectural assistant Kieran Thomas Wardle inverts Sir Hubert Bennett’s brutalist Southbank architecture in ‘Underground Undercroft’ – creating a “permanent home for London’s skater culture”.
Meichi Chiew, Part Two Architectural Student at Leeds Beckett University, proposes converting an existing car park under Smithfield Market into a skate park.
The RIW and AJ ‘Going Underground’ competition is inviting imaginative designs for new subterranean concepts beneath a UK landmark. The deadline is Friday 15 May.
How to enter:
· Choose a UK landmark and propose an underground structure beneath it
· Submit your proposal on the ‘RIW Going Underground Drawing Sheet’ PDF
· Your proposal can be hand drawn, rendered or drawn in CAD. Drawings of any size will be accepted, but A2 or A3 is the preferred size
· See the attached ‘Rules and conditions of entry’ PDF for more info
· Send your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org
· Please share your idea on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using hashtag #goingunderground
Make founder Ken Shuttleworth will be one of the judges, which will see the winning entry receive £1,000 of holiday vouchers and the best designs feature in the AJ.
The closing date for entries is 15 May 2015.