Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Kindergarten; ‘Life is a beach’; L/E/G/O - Lynwood Educational Garden Opportunity; Little Mester Gardens; Lunch Break; Manor Top Commons; Norton Prospect Tower and Labyrinth; North by North West; Pigs, Bees and Bells; The Porter City
Source: Sheffield Hallam University
This is a 1:100 model of the proposal; it shows the site up to the Porter Brook and the surrounding buildings.
Source: Ark D M Team
Life is a beach when we make use of forgotten spaces which have been with us all the time. Opening up rivers for local people’s pleasure will open up minds.
Source: Buro Happold
L/E/G/O will provide an adaptable, multi-purpose structure which allows a wide range of educational and social activities to take place within a space that can be enjoyed all year round.
A beautiful public garden that acts as the heart of the city’s cultural industries quarter. Combining Sheffield’s reputation as the nation’s greenest city with its heritage as Britain’s centre for steel.
Creating an enjoyable space in a sunny spot looking at the plants and animals whilst enjoying your lunch.
Manor Top Commons re-imagines a site of demolished housing as Common Land, with orchards and lakes, pastures and meadows. A rural landscape in the heart of the estate.
A reinvention of Norton Water Tower with lightweight metal spiral access ramps making it into a public prospect tower with a labyrinth laid out on the covered reservoir.
Source: Studio Polpo
Linking the city to the Peak District along the forgotten stretch of the Upper Don river from Kelham Island to Malin Bridge via a unique and forgotten landscape.
A productive proposal for the terrain vague between Broad Street and Victoria Quays employing the joyful activities of the swineherd, the apiarist and the bell founder.
The Porter City, an Art Gallery, Historic Walk, Nature Trail and cross city link showcasing all that’s great about Sheffield whilst pursuing to revitalise the CIQ and the surrounding area.