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Waterworks Commission Competition : Information
Public Realm Initiative, Liverpool, northwest England, Europe
page updated 29 Aug 2016
Waterworks Commission Competition Sefton
Mobile landmark structure – three permanent public art commissions
Open to artists & architects
Part of Liverpool Biennial’s Canal Programme in Autumn 2009
Art for Places project
Location: South Sefton, north of Liverpool
Organisers: New Heartlands and Sefton MBC and Liverpool Biennial
An open design competition to build a spectacular moveable structure centered on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal in South Sefton was held in early 2009 for initial design proposals. About 69 entries were received from all over the world with five designs having been short-listed for the commission.
London-based architects practice Duggan Morris Architects won the international contest to design the GBP250,000 ($405,730 approx.) canalside pavilion. The firm beat London’s NEX Architecture, Edinburgh’s The Antillia Collective, Bath’s Studio KAH and Italy’s Bianchini e Lusiardi Associati.
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Liverpool Buildings – Selection
photo Ian Lawson
Building Competitions : Archive
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