Expo West Belfast

This competition is for proposals to regenerate the former site of a security facility in an area of Belfast that suffered greatly from the effect of Northern Ireland’s political conflict over more than 30 years, a time that became known simply as “the Troubles”.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project/EoI, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture
Country Belfast, Ireland
Registration Deadline 17 December 2010 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 17 December 2010
Eligibility Registered Architects

Description
This competition is for proposals to regenerate the former site of a security facility in an area of Belfast that suffered greatly from the effect of Northern Ireland’s political conflict over more than 30 years, a time that became known simply as “the Troubles”.

The Northern Ireland Department for Social Development see the construction of the Expo West building as a statement of the Department's determination to regenerate an area that witnessed the worst effects of conflict.

The Northern Ireland Department for Social Development Belfast Regeneration Office has developed this design competition brief in partnership with West Belfast Partnership Board (WBPB) and PLACE the Architecture & Built Environment Centre.

Jury
Daniel Libeskind, Architect
Barrie Todd, Architect
Aidan McGrath, Architect
Mark O’Donnell, Department for Social Development
Geraldine McAteer, West Belfast Partnership
A.N.Other, West Belfast Partnership

Prize
Each team invited to take part in stage two of the competition will be paid an honorarium of £6,000 + VAT for the preparation of design work.

The winner’s honorarium represents an advance on professional fee.

Entry Fee
£35 (plus VAT)

Submission Address
Expo West Belfast
RIBA Competitions Office
6 Melbourne Street
Leeds LS2 7PS
T. +44 (0) 113-234-1335

Timetable
Jury Panel meet to agree shortlist: 29th January 2011
Submission of design work for consideration: May 2011
Result announced: September 2011

Organizer
The Northern Ireland Department for Social Development Belfast Regeneration Office

Official Website
http://www.architecture.com/...

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