Egremont Castle Performance Structure Competition


Winner announced:
Decosterd-Cotting Architects of Lausanne with Guscetti-Tournier Engineers from Geneva in Switzerland.

Copyright: Decosterd-Cotting Architects


The aim of the competition is to find an innovative new design for a removable structure which will allow the castle to be used for concerts and public performances.

Category Project Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International Architecture Project Competition
Genre Temporary-Structure, Theater
Country UK
RegDeadline 7 Sep 2007 GoogleCal iCal
7 Sep 2007 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Registerd architects, Designers, Engineers and Students of these disciplines

The Competition is being promoted by Grizedale Arts in conjunction with Egremont and Area Regeneration Partnership as part of the Creative Egremont public art strategy. This project forms part of an ambitious regeneration strategy for the West Cumbrian town and is funded by West Lakes Renaissance and Arts Council England.

Grizedale Arts / RIBA

Robin Snell, Alistair Hudson, Ann-Marie Coperthwaite, Ann Morton, Simon Walker, David Gaffney, Andrew Davidson

Competition Type
Entries will be judged anonymously in the first stage then the authors of the three preferred schemes will be invited to develop their initial concepts and present them to the jury panel.

Each stage two competitor will receive an honorarium of £2,000.
A winning design will be taken forward for construction.

Entry Fee
£35.00 for Professionals or £7.5 for students (to register and receive the competition brief)

Two A1 panels and two A4 sheets short report

Question deadline: 10 Aug 2007
Public Exhibition: 14-16 Sep 2007
Shortlist announcement: w/c 24 Sep 2007
2nd stage design presentation: w/c 22 Oct 2007
Winner announced: 29 Oct 2007

Egremont Castle

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