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Forgotten Spaces London - All Boroughs, Barnett, Camden and The City

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Phone box pavilions, butterfly farms and rediscovered rivers— all the entries to Forgotten Spaces London 2013, Barnet, Camden and The City

Phone Box Pavilions by Jonna Day Nicholas Hare Architects LLP.


The Phone Box Pavilion Project aims to return the kiosk to design classic status by: Giving them back function, making them wifi hotspots with video calling via smartphones. Giving them back form, converting them into multinational pavilions reflecting London’s diversity.

All Boroughs

Clitterhouse Farm Roots by Luisa Vallejo, Alistair Lambert, Thomas Ball, Claudia Rivadeneira, Olga Lucia Arango, Lucía Azul Gómez-Mejía du Silence.


History will germinate and come to life. The medieval orchard their cuttings will be nourished next to vegetable seedlings to be later distributed by Handley Page’s robotic fleet.


An Aerial View by OMMX (Jon Lopez, Hikaru Nissanke, George Rhys Jones, Alex Otiv, Tom Wilcock)


An Aerial View reclaims the decommissioned aerial platforms of the BT tower. Circumscribing them in a curtain forces the viewer to question the building’s familiarity, and transforms the platforms from a defunct piece of public infrastructure into a civic space.


Bottom-Up by Ana McMillin+Mike McMillin


The “Bottom-Up” project proposes the re-utilization of a currently unused car park below Stoneleigh Terrace housing estate.


Fleeting Memories by 4orm; Richard Gooden, Stephen Coleman, Claire Priest


The proposal resurrects the Fleet River as it flows near St. Pancras Station. The new riverside park will be a destination for visitors, a route for pedestrians and cyclists, and a unique addition to the local network of open spaces.


Granary Basin by Adam Cheltsov


A proposal for the King’s Cross granary basin to be re-opened, re-used, with suggestions for the space to remain a public square on top, while functioning below as a museum, archiving and displaying histories and artefacts of KX and CSM.


Kentish Town Square by Harriet Bourne & Alex Warnock Smith


The entry addresses one of north London’s biggest missed opportunities in Kentish Town, transforming an existing space and extending it over the rail lines of Kentish Town Station into a generous new urban square and hub for the local community.


Lepidopterium by Liddicoat & Goldhill - David Liddicoat, Sophie Goldhill, Cherry Beaumont, Jamie Lilley


{Lepidopt}{erium} The order of insects including moths and butterflies Our forgotten space will host a butterfly house for both exotic and native species. This is a radical response to Camden’s desire to expand the enjoyment and educational potential of nature.


Mind the Gap by Luke Willett, Sam Hancock, Sam Harper

Mind the Gap

‘Mind the Gap’ reinvents the overgrown and forgotten platforms 3 and 4 of Camden Road Station by providing a fruit and vegetable market, much sought after allotments and green space.


Quin(tea)ssentially British by Paul Murphy Architects - Michelle Barrett, Claire Burnham, Karen Eyre

Quin(tea)ssentially British

We propose to create a new use for the disused telephone boxes at Byng Place, an intervention that can be repeated across the many phone boxes found in London. We propose that the telephone kiosks become tea kiosks.


Suspended Animation by Team AMA - Alan Morris, James Walker, Tiago Salavessa Ferreira and Katherine James

Suspended Animation

SuspeSuspended in the undercroft of Grimshaw’s Camden Town Sainsbury’s, 36 micro-flats perch in the wasted space above a car park. Why waste space when it can be used?…particularly for much needed living space! And to boot a re-vitalised street nded in the undercroft of Grimshaw’s Camden Town Sainsbury’s, 36 micro-flats perch in the wasted space above a car


Tube Tube by Simon Hicks, Holly Lang, Adam Roberts, Corina Angheloiu

Tube Tube

A comedian once said, “If you’re bored on the tube, you can always look out the window”. Tube Tube seeks to bring joy into subterranean travel by showcasing ultra-short cinema in disused underground stations for the pleasure of passers by.


Leslie Green’s Forgotten Rooftops by Khedidja carmody , Flickr

Leslie Green's Forgotten Rooftops

Leslie Green’s Stations have been designed to allow additional rooftop construction. I propose that human energy is harnessed through the use of piezolectric flooring. Human steps are converted to electricity which can then be used to power roof top activities.


K6-Bee by Me & Sam


The K6-Bee re-invents the iconic red phonebox as a home for the honeybee. A hive is fitted into the dome and honey produced by the City of London bees is sold inside the phone box in a bespoke vending machine.

City of London

Meat Parlour by Andrew Kavanagh & Tim Gardiner

Meat Parlour

Meat Parlour is a near-future butchers and restaurant utilising bioprinting technology to print meat made to order. The traditional processing of meat is challenged by its future, and reflected in the architecture - the established opaque countering the transparent intervention.

City of London

Square Mile Weekends! by Galan+Associates

Square Mile Weekends!

The weekend is a world away.

City of London







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