Salford House 4 Life

Result

White Arkitekter was announced as Competition Winners during a Private View held at the CUBE Gallery in Manchester last night. White teamed up with Great Places Housing Group, Northerngroup, Stockleys, AECOM and Gardiner & Theobald to form a consortia to work on the project to design the Greengate area of Salford. This 1.45ha brownfield site will be developed to form a new exemplar of family housing combining innovation and sustainability which responds to the anticipated lifestyle and health needs of a future community and is capable of accommodating changing housing needs over a lifetime.

Overview

Salford URC, the Centre for Construction Innovation (CCI), NHS (Salford), Central Salford URC, Salford City Council and BRE, invites architect-led consortia to enter an open, two-stage competition to design and build a new exemplar family housing scheme, on a 1.45ha brown-field site in the heart of the Greengate area of Salford across from Manchester city centre.

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Housing
Country Salford, UK
Registration Deadline 10 November 2010 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 10 November 2010
Eligibility Architect-led team

Description
The promoters are looking for a visionary development that will combine innovation and sustainability, and respond to existing and anticipated lifestyle, health and educational needs of the community. The aim is to develop new models of family housing close to the city centre, that will be capable of accommodating changing housing needs over a lifetime.

The competition will be in two stages, judged anonymously in the first stage. The authors of up to 10 schemes selected by the jury at first stage will be invited to competitive interview. A shortlist will then be drawn up. As part of the second stage up to 5 teams will be invited to develop their designs and procurement proposals for discussion at interview.

The site

Jury
Catherine Burd, Burd Haward Architects, RIBA Adviser
Nik Puttnam, Senior Development Manager, Central Salford URC
Tim Whitehill, Project Manager, Centre for Construction Innovation
Fiona Reynolds, Salford NHS
Professor Andrew Thomas, Head of Academic Enterprise, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford; CEO, Centre for Construction Innovation
A representative from Salford City Council
Oliver Novakovic, Director of Housing Futures, BRE
Joanne Wallis, RIBA Competitions Consultant (observer)

Prize
Each team invited to proceed to the final shortlisted stage of the competition will receive an equal honorarium payment of £5,000 (+VAT).

The winner's honorarium represents an advance on any professional fees post-competition.

Entry Fee
£50.00 + VAT

Timetable
Assessment of designs & longlist selected: w/c 22 November 2010
Interviews with longlisted teams: w/c 6 December 2010
Shortlist identified and brief issued: w/c 13 December 2010
Stage 2 submissions: 19 January 2011
Final Interviews/Presentations: w/c 24 January 2011
Announcement of Result: end January 2011

Organizer
Salford URC, the Centre for Construction Innovation (CCI), NHS (Salford), Central Salford URC, Salford City Council and BRE

Official Website
http://www.salfordhouse4life.com/

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