A shortlist of six teams has been announced for the £500m redevelopment of The Crystal Palace in London, funded by Chinese investment firm ZhongRong Group. The project will see the 1851 structure brought back to life through a modern redesign scheme in line with ‘the spirit, scale and magnificence of the original’. More information on the development can be found here.
The six teams chosen to progress to the next stage are:
David Chipperfield Architects
Haworth Tompkins Architects
Marks Barfield Architects
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Zaha Hadid Architects with Anish Kapoor
Chairman of the ZhongRong Group Mr Ni Zhaoxing, said: “This is a positive step forward for the project. The expressions of interest and outstanding shortlist demonstrate the wealth and diversity of design talent inspired by the challenge of rebuilding The Crystal Palace in the spirit of the magnificent original.”