SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley are victorious in Royal Docks design competition

The winning design in a competition to reimagine the world’s largest enclosed docks was announced yesterday at the annual Ecobuild event in London. Silvertown Docks by Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley suggests transforming London’s Royal Docks into a new type of marina through the creation of a vibrant series of spaces that encourage sport, leisure and wildlife preservation. The team has received £2,000 in prize money for their efforts.

Speaking about the project, the judges said: “This has a sense of place and a notion of history. It has a seeming effortlessness that comes together into something that is believable. It creates a green oasis in the docks and has elements that will appeal to everybody, humanising the dock and softening its hard edges, making the most of existing assets.”

An earlier article about the competition can be found here.

IN BRIEF
Thursday 06 March 2014
Álvaro Siza and Herzog & de Meuron win first Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize in Chicago
Fri 24 Oct 2014
UK architecture firm Kyson obtains planning consent for mixed-use scheme in Waterloo
Fri 24 Oct 2014
Expanded Den Frie Centre of Contempory Art in Copenhagen gears up for opening
Thu 23 Oct 2014
‘Winter Stations’ design competition to re-imagine Toronto’s winter waterfront launched
Thu 23 Oct 2014
Aedas’ Sandcrawler in Singapore wins 2014 American Institute of Architects NWPR Design Award
Tue 21 Oct 2014
ELI Beamlines by Bogle Architects wins Building of the Year at 2014 Czech Architecture Week
Tue 21 Oct 2014
Google doodle celebrates 382nd anniversary of birth of Sir Christopher Wren
Mon 20 Oct 2014
Donna van Milligen Bielke wins Dutch Prix de Rome Architecture 2014 prize
Mon 20 Oct 2014