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Forgotten Spaces London - Haringey, Hillingdon, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham and Merton

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Spaceports, bike parks and dovecots — all the Forgotten Spaces London 2013 entrants for Haringey, Hillingdon, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham and Merton

The Dome by Joan Manuel Barrera Beltri, The Extension One

The Dome

The Dome behaves like an organism allowing to allocate activities when the weather is not the appropiate. The dome provides with shelter where to take place community activities everyday of the year. The project expands throughout London.


A Better View by T&P

A Better View

A proposal for ‘viewing infrastructure’ at Alexandra Palace - one of London’s ‘Protected Vista Assessment Points’. By raising the height from which St Paul’s is viewed, the proposal intendeds to unlock forgotten space across London for future development.

Haringey, Camden and Greenwich

Heathrow Spaceport by James Campen and John Caselton

Heathrow Spaceport

London must be linked to the rest of the world to remain its greatest city. Those who think big realise Heathrow is unsustainable and must be forgotten. Those who think bigger remember it again. We present our vision; Heathrow Spaceport.

Hillingdon (with some Houslow)

The Grapeline by AAB architects, Daniela Sikora-Landscape designer and Marko Bojcun- Urban viticulturist

The Grapeline

The GRAPELINE is a proposal for growing grapes in London, using the structure of the railway from Drayton Park to Finsbury Park to establish linear vineyards. Trellis fences support the grapevine while meeting the security needs of Network Rail.


Bikebox by Sam Rose and Hoi Kei Lo


Bikebox is a charity cycle safety scheme to adopt and convert redundant​ K6 telephone kiosks in​to ​bicycle repair kiosks, to ​create a safe​r cycle ​network across the capital.​


GARDEN WASTE(NOT) by Antonia Khayatt


Garden Waste(not) seeks to transform forgotten spaces around London’s apartment buildings into family-friendly gardens. The principal aims are to provide safe outdoor space where children can play freely and independently; and to create a natural environment for all to enjoy.

Islington (could be London wide)

Golborne Island by Red Deer + Trellik Design Studio: Navjeet Ghuman, Jean Dumas, Ciaran O’Brien, Lionel Real De Azua, Lucas Tizard

Golborne Island

A landscape of perspex reeds acts as a beacon and a light sculpture for the local people to engage with. Within the reeds is a community furniture chest. Pieces move on tracks unveiling places for performance, dining and markets.

Kensington & Chelsea

Goldport Walk by IMAGO architects; Jenny Harborne

Goldport Walk

‘Goldport Walk’ is proposed to connect Portobello and Goldborne markets across a 200m walled corridor. A wide pedestrian/market route, diagonal view marked by street furniture and a midway café are proposed to inhabit the street and lure visitors along it.

Kensington & Chelsea

The Contemporary Dovecote by Hon Kwan, Choi

The Contemporary Dovecote

The Contemporary Dovecote is a pavilion created for both pigeons and human, it is also an allotment for growing organic vegetables fertilized by the pigeon dung collected by the architecture itself.

Kensington and Chelsea

Urban Agri-Aqua Culture

Urban Agri-Aqua Culture

Urban Agri-Aqua Culture sees the creation of a new farm in south-west London for the production of fish, fruit and vegetables. It aims to increase the amount of locally produced, bought and consumed food.

Kingston Upon Thames

Brixton Fives by Joseph Reilly, Mara Weiss and William Anderson

Brixton Fives

This proposal suggests a remedy for the ‘non-place’ feel of many public places by the discovery of a forgotten sport under a neglected anti-nuclear mural. A multipurpose sports building encloses a new market square meters away from Brixton Village.


in2education by Martin Gruenanger


Waterloo International Railway Station undergoes a transformation into an ‘educational platform’. Universities, apprenticeships and adult learning can encourage those seeking new prospects. in2education provides space to meet, inform and support a generation facing challenges when pursuing their interests in education.


Museum of Memories by Claire Moody

Museum of Memories

The Museum of Memories serves as a dynamically charged space where contemplative courtyards, experiential exhibits and an archival library of artefacts preserve memories.The Echo Chamber grows below the ground as a subterranean labyrinth of primal experiences.


Pitch Up Lewisham by March Deisgn Associates: Anna Grodzka, Pawel Golebiewski and Malachy McAleer

Pitch Up Lewisham

Pitch Up Lewisham proposal is to create a drop in, pitch up, pop up temporary centre to bring the community together.


The Culvert Kitchen by Andrew Belfield and Kit Stiby Harris

The Culvert Kitchen

We aim to bridge the divides we have found not only on site, but in Lewisham, by bringing people together through the shared value of food, and re-engaging the public with the lost river channel.


Vanbrugh Pits Pavilion by Vanbrugh Pits

Vanbrugh Pits Pavilion

Vanbrugh Pits Pavilion - a device in encouraging greater use of Blackheath.


Urban Boardwalk by Shanka Mesa-Siverio and Walter Mesa-Siverio

Urban Boardwalk

The Urban Boardwalk is seen as a place to walk at your own pace, ponder, sit, socialise and enjoy. The Community Garden and Central Station provide the community with a flexible space, increasing the opportunities for interaction.





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