The RIBA has launched the selection process for a Concept Designer to develop the overarching building vision for the project to redevelop Birmingham’s New Street Station and surrounding area.
The RIBA Competitions Office is managing the selection process on behalf of the New Street Gateway partnership, which involves Network Rail; Birmingham City Council; Advantage West Midlands; Centro (West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive) and the Department for Transport (DfT).
The Concept Designer will be responsible for defining the external form of the proposed flagship £550m redevelopment and maintaining a strong architectural language for the site’s external façades and atrium roof aspects of the project throughout the stages of the design development.
For a Preliminary Briefing Paper and details of how to enter the competition please contact the RIBA Competitions Office: Tel. +44(0)113-234-1335, or visit www.architecture.com/competitions.
The Expression of Interest deadline is 12.00hrs GMT on Monday 28 January 2008
Each of the short-listed teams will receive an honorarium payment of GBP £10,000 (plus VAT).