West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

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West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

Museum of London Architecture Contest Images, Barbican Centre, England, UK: Shortlisted Proposals News

28 Jul 2016

Stanton Williams and Asif Khan win the international competition to find an architect to design the new Museum of London

Museum of London West Smithfield International Design Competition Winners

11 + 10 Jun 2016

Museum of London West Smithfield Designs

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals unveiled by Museum of London

The shortlisted teams:

• BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group (DK) with HawkinsBrown (UK)

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

• Caruso St John Architects (UK)

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

• Diener & Diener Architekten (CH) with Sergison Bates Architects (UK)

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

• Lacaton & Vassal Architectes (FR) with Pernilla Ohrstedt Studio (UK)

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

• Stanton Williams (UK) with Asif Khan (UK)

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

• studio Milou architecture (FR) with RL& Associés (FR) and Axis Architects (UK)

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

West Smithfield Design Competition Proposals

Six inspiring entries from architectural teams shortlisted for West Smithfield International Design Competition

Concepts on display at public exhibition from 10 June to 5 August

Winner to be announced later this summer

The Museum of London has today revealed the design concepts from the six architectural teams shortlisted in the international design competition for the new museum at West Smithfield. The site includes Smithfield General Market, the Fish Market, the Red House and the Engine House.

The early stage design concepts, which illustrate what the new museum could look like, embrace a wide range of interpretations, all of which demonstrate high quality, creative ideas and innovation for this exciting project. The winning architects will work with the museum to refine their ideas to ensure they sensitively balance the history of the site with the museum’s ambition and that the look and feel of the new museum embodies London.

The design concepts are as follows:

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group (DK) with Hawkins\Brown, Donald Insall and Gehl Architects
Caruso St John Architects (UK) with Alan Baxter Associates
Diener & Diener Architekten (CH) with Sergison Bates Architects, East Architecture and Graphic Thought Facility
Lacaton & Vassal Architects (FR) with Pernilla Ohrstedt Studio, Allies and Morrison and Alan Baxter Associates
Stanton Williams (UK) with Asif Khan, Julian Harrap, J&L Gibbons and Plan A
studio Milou architecture (FR) with RL& Associés, Axis Architects and Alan Baxter Associates

The designs will now go on display at an exhibition at the Museum of London, from 10 June to 5 August, 10am – 6pm daily, to give the public an opportunity to view the designs and learn more about the museum’s plans to move to West Smithfield.

The shortlisted entries will be judged by a panel of well-known figures from the worlds of the arts, media, property, architecture and business, chaired by television and radio presenter, Evan Davis. The winning team is expected to be announced later this summer, following ratification from the Museum of London’s Board of Governors.

West Smithfield Design Competition
photograph © MRC/Luke Hayes

Sharon Ament, Director of the Museum of London, said:

“Every time I visit Smithfield I come away buzzing with ideas and the energy of the place. It is clear from their concepts for a new museum that the architectural teams have been equally captivated by Smithfield’s vivid history and vibrant character. These six concepts which suggest a fascinating range of options will give the jury plenty to consider when deciding upon an architect to work with us to design the new museum.”

The Museum of London has outgrown its current building, currently attracting one million visitors per year. This number is set to grow and so the move to West Smithfield would allow the museum to double the number of visitors it welcomes and finally be able to show never-before-seen artefacts from its rich collection, which are currently sat in storage due to space constraints.

The museum intends to submit a planning application for the West Smithfield site to the City of London Corporation in 2017 and to deliver the new museum by 2021.

Funded by the Mayor of London through a £200,000 grant, the international design competition is being run by Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) on behalf of the Museum of London in accordance with European Union procurement guidelines under the Restricted Procedure. The jury has recently welcomed a new member, journalist, author and broadcaster, Sir Simon Jenkins.

Full details of the public exhibition are available on the museum’s website website.

Museum of London West Smithfield International Design Competition

West Smithfield Design Competition
photograph © MRC/Luke Hayes

West Smithfield Design Competition Jury

• Sonita Alleyne, OBE, FRSA, Founder, The Yes Programme
• Sharon Ament, Director, Museum of London
• Clive Bannister, Chair, Museum of London Board of Governors and Group Chief Executive, Phoenix Group Holdings
• David Camp, Governor, Museum of London and Chief Executive, Stanhope
• Evan Davis, Governor, Museum of London and television and radio presenter (Jury Chair)
• Dr Stephen Deuchar CBE, Director, Art Fund
• Professor Robert Mull, Architect, Former Director of Architecture and Dean of the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design, and Trustee of the Architecture Foundation
• Lucy Musgrave, Director, Publica
• Michelle Ogundehin, Editor-in-Chief, ELLE Decoration
• Jörn Rausing, Governor, Museum of London
and
• Malcolm Reading, Malcolm Reading Consultants (adviser to the jury)

All images © MRC/Luke Hayes

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Smithfield General Market

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