WAN subscribers make the cut

Wednesday 21 Mar 2012

Twelve WAN Tender Alerts subscribers shortlisted for eight-lot North West Cambridge Development project

The University of Cambridge is planning a crucial architectural expansion under a master plan by international experts Aecom. The shortlisted teams for the North West Cambridge Development project have now been announced with the teams divided into eight separate lots across the 345 acre site. WAN advertised the competition through its Tender Alerts Service and twelve subscribers have made the shortlist.

Currently a mix of farmland and existing education buildings, the space will be divided into the following: Lot 1 - a food store, energy centre and university accommodation; Lot 2 - shops, pubs, a university café, accommodation and supporting office; Lot 3 - student accommodation; Lot 4 - university accommodation and family housing; Lot 5 - student accommodation; Lot 7 - a community hall, health clinic and police office; Lot A -public realm and parklands; Lot B - a market square and public realm redevelopment.

Finalists will be announced in June and July. Construction Director of the projects, Gavin Heaphy, commented: “We were delighted by the response and the calibre of the many submissions we received. Whilst it was a challenge to select the finalists, we are confident the shortlisted practices will bring a great deal to the process of identifying the final project team. We look forward to working with them over the coming months.”

The shortlist is as follows:

Lot 1
• Bjarke Ingels Group
• Grimshaw
• Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
• Panter Hudspith Architects
• Wilkinson Eyre Architects

Lot 2
• David Chipperfield Architects Ltd
• Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with 5th Studio and Mole Architects
• HKS Architects Ltd with Metaphorm Ltd
• Hopkins Architects
• Stanton Williams

Lot 3
• Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
• John McAslan + Partners
• Maccreanor Lavington with Witherford Watson Mann
• Mecanoo Architecten
• Sauerbruch Hutton with Fletcher Priest
• White Arkitekter AB with Alison Brooks and S333

Lot 4
• C F Møller Architects UK Ltd
• Cottrell Vermeulen Architecture with AOC and Sarah Wigglesworth Architects
• Dixon Jones Ltd
• dRMM Ltd
• Edward Cullinan Architects with Sustainable by Design
• KCAP Architects & Planners

Lot 5
• David Morley Architects
• Eric Parry Architects Ltd
• Page Park Architects
• R H Partnership Architects
• Richard Murphy Architects Ltd with NRAP Ltd and Sir Richard MacCormac
• Rick Mather Architects LLP

Lot 7
• Architype Ltd
• Cowper Griffith Architects
• Heneghan Peng
• Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd
• Marks Barfield Architects

Lot A
• Aecom
• Grant Associates
• Latz + Partner with J&L Gibbons
• LDA Design Consulting LLP
• Vogt Landscape Ltd

Lot B
• Grontmij Ltd
• Kinnear Landscape Architects Ltd
• Robert Myers Associates
• Townshend Landscape Architects
• West 8

Contact Katerina Hojgrova for more information about WAN Tender Alerts Service.

Key Facts:

Urban design
United Kingdom

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