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9 Oct 2017

Marks Barfield News

David Marks, MBE FRSA RIBA. 1952 – 2017
London Eye co-creator David Marks, Marks Barfield Architects, dies aged 64

David Marks
photo © British Airways i360 / Gary Eastwood

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21 May 2017
University of Cambridge Primary School, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
University of Cambridge Primary School
photo © Morley von Sternberg
University of Cambridge Primary School
Considerable research went into the development of this primary school, taking best practice from across the globe on teaching methods since it is also a training school. It is an ambitious project and staff are clearly proud and delighted with the resultant building.

21 Mar 2017
British Airways i360 Shortlisted for RIBA South East Awards 2017

One of fourteen buildings shortlisted for RIBA South East 2017 Awards:

British Airways i360, Brighton, East Sussex:
British Airways i360, Brighton by Marks Barfield Architects
photo : Kevin Meredith

RIBA South East Award for British Airways i360

29 Dec 2016
Gateway Pavilion in Greenwich, south east London, England

Gateway Pavilion in Greenwich
photo from architects

The Gateway Pavilions are the first completed project in Knight Dragon’s ambitious and evolving vision for the Greenwich Peninsula. They mark a statement of intent, signalling the quality and character of the place they intend the Peninsula to become.

Gateway Pavilion Greenwich Peninsula

4 Aug 2016

British Airways i360 Opening, Brighton, East Sussex, South East England, UK

The world’s tallest moving observation tower opens today, Thursday 4th August:

British Airways i360 in Brighton
British Airways i360 Pod
photograph : Kevin Meredith

Background:

Brighton i360

Brighton i360 by Marks Barfield Architects

4 May 2016

Marks Barfield – Latest Designs

Latest buildings + designs by Marks Barfield Architects

New Chicago Aerial Cable Car, Illinois, USA
Design: Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond
New Aerial Cable Car in Chicago by Marks Barfield Architects
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Chicago Aerial Cable Car by Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond
The Chicago Skyline is a proposed new aerial cable car tourist attraction linking Navy Pier, the Chicago Lakefront, the Riverwalk running alongside the Chicago River, and downtown Chicago.

Brighton i360, England, UK
i360 Brighton
image from Brighton & Hove Council
Marks Barfield Architects – recent design : 3 May 2012
The architects behind the London Eye have received a financial boost to their plans for a 175-metre viewing tower on Brighton seafront. The new government-backed Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership has just agreed a £3m loan to the so-called i360 project from its Growing Places Fund.

Cambridge Mosque, England
2011-
Cambridge Mosque Building
image from Marks Barfield Architects
Cambridge Mosque – 28 Nov 2011
Designed by a team led by Marks Barfield Architects and including Prof. Keith Critchlow (artist), Jacobs (structure), Skelley and Couch (services), Emma Clark (landscape), and Bidwells (project management and planning), the proposed mosque will allow the downsizing of the existing overcrowded facility.

Longbridge Factory Project, Birmingham, England, UK
Date: 2010-
Longbridge Factory Birmingham
picture from Marks Barfield Architects
Longbridge Factory Project
Longbridge in Birmingham, once the site of the largest manufacturing plant in the world, could be transformed into a new place for young people through the MyPlace initiative, a multi-million pound government programme.
The Longbridge design concept was developed by Marks Barfield Architects (MBA).

Marks Barfield – Major Architectural Project

London Eye – Ferris Wheel, central London
Date built: : 1999
Architect: Marks Barfield Architects – David Marks + Julia Barfield
Location: South Bank, central London – on River Thames
Close to: Houses of Parliament, Waterloo Station, County Hall
London Eye
photo © Adrian Welch
London Eye
151m diameter wheel orientated vertically, cantilevered over the River Thames
Series of Glass pods
Sponsored by British Airways
Intended to open at Millennium, ie January 1st 2000
Opened to the public 1 March 2000

Marks Barfield Architects – Key Buildings

Designs by Marks Barfield, chronological:

Lincoln Think Tank – Innovation centre, Lincoln, England
Date built: 2009
Lincoln Think Tank
photo © Paul Riddle Photographer
Marks Barfield building : Lincoln Think Tank

Proposed Transport Interchange, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England
2007-

Dubai Arts District, UAE
2008-

Michael Tippett School – proposal, Lambeth, south London
Date built: 2008
First Buildings schold for the Future school in London
£7m

Lightbox Gallery & Museum, Woking, Surrey, England
Date built: 2007
£7m
Architecture Competition winner

i360, Brighton, Sussex, England
2008-

Kew Gardens – Kew Tree Tops Walkway, southwest London
Date built: 2008
Kew Garden's Tree Top Walkway
image from B-G
Kew Garden’s Tree Top Walkway

Johanna School Extension, Frazier St, nr Waterloo Station, south London

Stoke Newington Watersports Centre, Hackney, northeast London

Spiral Café, St Martin’s Square, Bullring, Birmingham, England
Date built: 2004
Spiral Cafe Birmingham
photo © webbaviation
Spiral Cafe Birmingham

Hackney Watersports and Environmental Centre, east London

Leicester Square – tower proposal, Westminster, central London

Liverpool Watersports, Merseyside, England
Date built: 1995

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Berlin Olympic Bid, Germany – architecture competition entry proposal
2000

Innsbruck Winter Stadium, Austria – architecture competition entry proposal

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