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Trellick Tower goes underground in latest comp entry

The Trellick Tower is the latest UK landmark to get a Going Underground proposal

Architect Povilas Jurevicius has taken the 31-storey tower underground with a commercial, cultural, sports and leisure complex.

He says: “Designated lightwells will provide daylight… A new underground transport hub will provide connectivity to other parts of London.”

The RIW and AJ ‘Going Underground’ competition is inviting imaginative designs for new subterranean concepts beneath a UK landmark. The deadline for entries is 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 goingunderground@cibcomms.co.uk

·       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.

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