Competition specialists Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed a comprehensive shortlist of six teams that have made it through to the final stage of a competition to design a new culture and education quarter at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has welcomed government investment of £141m to the scheme.
The shortlist is as follows:
- AECOM with Stanton Williams, Alison Brooks Architects, AKT II, Asif Khan, Carmody Groarke, Charcoalblue, Haworth Tompkins and Vogt Landscape Architects
- Ramboll UK with Rick Mather, RCR, Jun’ya Ishigami, So-il, Max Fordham, Eckersley O’Callaghan, Steer Davies Gleave, Gardiner & Theobald, Savills, Britain Thinks, Eley Kishimoto, Ab Rogers, Charcoalblue, Speirs + Major and Gross.max
- Allies and Morrison with Buro Happold, O’Donnell and Tuomey, Gardiner & Theobald, Gustafson Porter and Josep Camps/Olga Felip Arquitecturia
- David Chipperfield Architects with Arup, Robbrecht en Daem, Harry Gugger Studio, Vogt Landscape Architects, Publica Associates, Alinea consulting
- Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with Atelier Ten, Grant Associates, Expedition, Charcoalblue, Gardiner & Theobald, 5th Studio, Coffey Architects, David Kohn, DRDH Architects, Hoidn Wang Partner and Thomas Matthews
- Baumschlager Eberle with 6a Architects, Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen, Latz+Partner, Buro Happold, Momentum Consulting Engineers, Charcoalblue, Gardiner & Theobald, Polly Staple and Chisenhale Gallery
Situated on Stratford Waterfront, the development will provide a wide range of cultural programmes for London residents, including performing arts, fashion, visual arts, crafts, science, and technology.
The competition was advertised by WAN's Business Information Service in September 2014. Click here to view the full brief.