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Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011: Proposals C – F

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Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Cannon ‘Hub’; CAR (P) ARK; Castle Gate; CIQubes; City Stitcher; Crossing the Line; Department of Fabrication, Media and Robotics; The Edible Forest; Food For Thought; Formation

Cannon 'Hub' by Garrard Dennis and Mark Morgan

Cannon ‘Hub’ by Garrard Dennis and Mark Morgan

It is proposed that the Sheffield micro brewery and mixed use proposal be located within the distinctive ‘Arrow Head’ shaped site in Neepsend that is acutely bounded on two sides by Burton Road, Neepsend Lane and River Don to the south.

CAR (P) ARK by mass architecture

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CAR (P) ARK by mass architecture

Functions from Medieval monastic gardens: Cloister, Carp Pond, Herb Garden and Orchard are conceptually overlaid onto the public thoroughfare dropping from Arundel Gate to Pond Street.

Castle Gate by HLM Architects (Neil Orpwood / Moinak Basu / Anne Daw / Jennifer Naden / Lucy Plumridge / Kay Allen)

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Castle Gate by HLM Architects (Neil Orpwood / Moinak Basu / Anne Daw / Jennifer Naden / Lucy Plumridge / Kay Allen)

A new outdoor gym, attached to the old Castle Gate Bridge, to accompany the existing outdoor markets and awaken a tired, but still very active, part Sheffield.

CIQubes by Michael Hyde and Associates (Karl Brown / Martin DeVeaux)

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CIQubes by Michael Hyde and Associates (Karl Brown / Martin DeVeaux)

A series of connected cubes form a new public square and focal point for Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter on the neglected land adjoining the former National Centre for Popular Music.

City Stitcher by Prue Chiles Architects (Prue Chiles / Howard Evans / Claire Kemp / Leo Care)

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City Stitcher by Prue Chiles Architects (Prue Chiles / Howard Evans / Claire Kemp / Leo Care)

The City Stitcher project @ Moore Street Roundabout uses the dynamism of its mainly young users to generate a space alive with movement and energy physically stitching the city centre across the divide to Ecclesall road.

Crossing the Line by Ritchie, Hayes, Tang and Mudd

Crossing the Line by Ritchie, Hayes, Tang and Mudd

This renovation project uses selective architectural interventions to transform a vital but neglected and forbidding footbridge across the main Sheffield to London railway line, into a desirable crossing for Sheffield.

Department of Fabrication, Media and Robotics by Steven McCloy and Bongani Muchemwa

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Department of Fabrication, Media and Robotics by Steven McCloy and Bongani Muchemwa

The derelict yet beautiful Old Post Office is retrofitted with a huge, high-tech atrium canopy, which provides a central public space to the department.

The Edible Forest by Kirsty Dougall

The Edible Forest by Kirsty Dougall

Floating through the edible forest, allowing life and productivity to burst through the hard shell we have built around our earth.

Food For Thought by Doma Architects (James Mate / Ruth Donnelly)

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Food For Thought by Doma Architects (James Mate / Ruth Donnelly)

A weary mill, previously lost and forgotten, rediscovers her purpose. Once again she provides her people with food and a place to work, a place to meet and learn new skills.

Formation by Joseph Sterling and Andrew Sterling

Formation by Joseph Sterling and Andrew Sterling

A physical representation of the formation of an idea using the creative process to combine strands of thought.

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