Today Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is delighted to announce the winner of Southend Pier Head design contest - renowned Swedish based landscape architecture firm White arkitekter.
The company - which has also won awards for other maritime architecture projects throughout the world - clinched the top place with a design called ‘Sculpted by Wind and Wave.’
This winning scheme was chosen from among 73 international and local entries for the competition run by the Landscape Institute on behalf of the Council. The competition was run with the support of RIBA Competitions.
The four other shortlisted design teams were :
- Wilkinson Eyre Architects with Schonherr Landscape and Conisbee
- Hugh Broughton Architects with Land Use Consultants, SKM and Spiers and Major Associates
- LandLab with Ushida Findlay Architects, Atkins Bennett and United Creatives.
|Category||Project Competition / Competition Result|
|Type||International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous|
|RegDeadline||15 June 2009 GoogleCal iCal|
|15 June 2009 (Must be Received)|
|Eligibility||Design teams or practices must include landscape architects, an architect and a structural engineer. The architect and engineer must have experience of similar projects.|
Not yet announced
A fee of £4,000 plus reasonable expenses will be paid to each of the four designers who are invited to submit proposals.
Winner: £6,000 + design commission
Details of two completed schemes that showcase previous successful projects, demonstrating work relevant to this commission with special attention paid to sustainability, etc.
Southend Pier Head Design Competition
The Landscape Institute
33 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8QG
Announcement of shortlist: w/c 22 June
Site visits: w/c 29 June
Deadline for stage two: 21 August
Announcement of winner: 31 August