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Queens Park Arena Development : Glasgow Design Contest
GIA Design Competition : Architecture Information
2 Jun 2010
Queens Park Arena Development in Glasgow – Winners
ZM architecture, based in Glasgow, win GIA Bandstand Contest
Honorable Mention – No 73 – Superfusionlab
Third Place – No 24 – Nicholas Ecob
Second Place – No 19 – Nicholas Roberts – Manifest Architecture
19 May 2010
GLASGOW & LONDON VYING TO WIN DESIGN COMPETITION
The Glasgow Institute of Architects, in association with local Community Councils, is pleased to announce that the following submissions have been shortlisted for the Queens park Arena Design Competition:
In addition to the five shortlisted Queens Park Arena entries, the following submissions have been selected for inclusion in the exhibition:
5 – Lucid Architecture, Glasgow-based practice.
6 – GCA Architecture and Design, Coatbridge-based practice.
10 – Dress for the Weather, Glasgow-based practice.
20 – Martin Baillie and Colin Davies, Architects based in Kirkintilloch.
73 – Superfusionlab, London-based practice.
The exhibition will be on display in the Glasshouse, Queen’s Park as part of the Southside Festival on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May. Members of the public will be encouraged to contribute their views through a questionnaire.
The Queens Park Arena entries can be viewed on the website using the reference number above: http://www.queensparkarenadesigncompetition.co.uk/
The project to create a multi-purpose performance space on the former bandstand site in Queen’s Park, Langside, Glasgow, came about through community discussion and the Scottish Government’s decision to support a few pilot projects, of which this is one. It has received Scottish Government pump-priming funding towards the estimated project cost. It is being led by a steering group from four Community Councils – Crosshill/Govanhill, Langside, Battlefield and Camphill, Mt Florida and Shawlands and Strathbungo. The project is also being supported by Glasgow City Council.
Further background about the project can be found at www.qppp.org.uk
The Judging Panel was chaired by Martin McKay, Past President GIA and comprised:
Claire Charlwood and Scott Mackay representing the Community Councils. Prof Gerry Grams, Glasgow City Council Design Advisor, Katrina Brown of arts organisation, The Common Guild and Martin Docherty of GIA Architecture People and Places Committee.
5 Apr 2010
Queens Park Arena – Design Competition
On behalf of The Glasgow Institute of Architects, in association with local Community Councils, I am delighted to invite you to submit design proposals for the creation of a modern, multi-purpose performance and activity space at the site of the former Queens Park Bandstand in Glasgow.
– Entry to the competition is open to all design professionals or students of architecture, engineering or landscape architecture.
– The entry fee per individual, practice or team is £25, entry fee for students is £10.
– The first prize will be £1000, second prize £500 and third prize £250. An additional £250 may be awarded for a submission that the judges consider deserves an honourable mention.
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