Lambeth ACCORD Competition, Brixton Rd

Lambeth ACCORD Competition, Brixton Road Building, London Architecture, Architects

Lambeth Competition

Brixton Road Project – Shortlist for London Design Contest by RIBA

19 Jan 2009

Lambeth Building Competition

Winner Announced for Lambeth Accord Competition

Buschow Henley Architects have won the competition for the renovation and refurbishment of a disability hub on Brixton Road in London, managed by the Lambeth ACCORD Charitable Trust.

Lambeth Accord now hope to achieve a first class disability hub for Lambeth and South London that is considered a centre of excellence in accessibility for disabled people and also incorporates the highest standards of energy conservation and generation (target of BREEAM excellent rating).

Buschow Henley with Jane Wernick Associates as structural engineers, ZEF UK, environmental engineers and bptw as cost consultants comprised the full design team who fought off strong competition from Andrew Houlton Architects with Pierre d’Avoine Architects; Architype and Ash Sakula to be selected by the jury panel as winners of the competition.

John Jenner of Greenhill Jenner Architects said: “All four teams selected from the 100 entries delivered outstanding design proposals and the panel found it difficult to select a clear winner. This project provides a major opportunity to create an important Centre in London for disability groups, carers and the local community”.

The design team will now work closely with the client on developing their design proposal and achieving the required funding for the project.

21 Nov 2008
Shortlist announced – Lambeth ACCORD Competition

The RIBA is delighted to announce the shortlist in the competition to renovate and refurbish a disability hub on Brixton Road in London, managed by the Lambeth ACCORD Charitable Trust.

100 expressions of interest were received and eight practices were longlisted. From those eight, four have been shortlisted for the second stage design phase. Those teams are:

Ash Sakula
Buschow Henley
Houlton Architects with Pierre d’Avoine

John Jenner, RIBA Adviser said “Our aim to create a major centre in South London for a wide variety of disability groups and the surrounding local community is now under way, the judging panel were delighted by the profession’s interest in this important competition and the quality of the competitors short listed.”

The shortlisted designs will be submitted in early December with final presentations held on 10th December 2008 at Lambeth ACCORD.

Location:Brixton Road, Lambeth, London