. . . . .This brochure features all 92 entries for the 2003 Aluminium Imagination Awards .In closing we thought that readers might like to see 2 projects that may have won an Imagination Award in their day.
The 1951 Festival of Britain featured 2 landmark structures both featuring aluminium, The Skylon, a 300 foot highspire designed by Powell, Powell and Moya and the 365 foot diameter Dome of Discovery designed by Ralph Tubbs, So what happened to them? The Festival outlived its useful purpose and was demolished, leaving only The Royal Festival Hall on the site. Sadly, perhaps due to a combination of lack of vision and political interference, the Dome and The Skylon were dismantled with the aluminium being sold back to the original suppliers for recycling.