Proposals for Forgotten Spaces 2011: Park Grange Urban Farm; Peoples’ Pergola; Pier in Peer Out; The People’s Supermarket; The Permaculture Factory; Reclaim the Ignored; Recycling Centre; Remembering the Porter Brook; Sheffield City Farm; Small Hallam Collider
Source: University of Sheffield
Urban farming in the heart of Sheffield, Park Grange Farm aims to lay the foundations for a thriving community in one of Sheffields Forgotten Spaces.
An evergreen pergola, with natural walls of goat willow and rambling rose increases the magic of this secret garden, acting as a gateway, frame, wildlife hide and biodiversity magnet.
This mixed use development unifies the urban landscape and the natural environment whilst securing a much needed green space and social hub for the local and river loving community.
Source: The People’s Supermarket
Creating a social enterprise, The Peoples’ Supermarket, run by the surrounding local community, to promote and provide healthy eating.
The Permaculture Factory processes public discourse, mechanisms of tactical social production and permanent culture. Working within the realm of Permaculture and its ethics and principles, a sustainable system is created in an ecology.
Using temporary intervention to demonstrate opportunities associated with a series of neglected inner city public spaces, in order to consolidate a community, stimulate active public life and reconnect the city.
Source: Halliday Clark Architects
We see our Forgotten Place concept providing both practical and iconic solutions to a series of similar spaces a round the city.
The REMEMBERING of a FORGOTTEN river is intended to improve and provoke new growth in Sheffield and just make parts of it a little bit nicer.
Source: Bond Bryan Architects
Sheffield City Farm seeks to link two disparate sides of the city with a green corridor, integrating an urban farm and allotments, relocating the city market and creating a waterfront edge.
The Small Hallam Collider is a public centre for idea generation, collaboration and small business incubation, developing regional wealth through enterprise and knowledge transfer.