RIBA exhibition at Cube will showcase winning designs

The RIBA Competitions Office is holding a spring exhibition of recent winning designs at the Cube Gallery in Manchester during May.

A selection of projects has been chosen to show the range of solutions generated through architectural competitions and will include:

Egremont Castle Performance Structure, Cumbria
The winning design by Decosterd-Cotting Architects with Guscetti-Tournier Engineers from Geneva, Swizterland and the shortlisted schemes.

Brockholes Wetland and Woodland Nature Reserve, Preston, pictured
The winning design by Adam Khan Architects and the shortlisted schemes for the competition to design a new visitor facility for Brockholes.

Sheffield Parkway Footbridge
The winning design by Tim Norlund, a 23 year old architect from Denmark who had beaten over 100 entries to gain first prize in this competition. Plus the shortlisted entries.

Avenham Park Pavillion, Preston
This project was won through an invited design competition in February 2005 by Ian McChesney Architects. A series of boards will show the development of the design from the original competition entry through to completion.

The exhibition celebrates some of the most successful projects so far in 2008 and demonstrates how the competitions process can laud emerging practices as well as established ones.

  • The exhibition runs from 2 May to 17 May at the Cube Gallery, 113 – 115 Portland Street, Manchester.

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