Sevenoaks Nature and Wellbeing Centre

Project competition for visitor center in wildlife reserve

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Registered Architects, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Architecture, Landscape
Country U.K.
Registration Deadline 5 December 2017 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 5 December 2017
Eligibility Registered architects and architect−led teams worldwide

Description
The new visitor centre will be the flagship visitor centre for Kent Wildlife Trust (KWT) offering key messaging around nature, health and wellbeing.
The Nature and Wellbeing Centre will be the gateway to Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve. It will be a place to discover, learn, research, be active, get connected, give and explore.
It will be the first centre of its kind in the country dedicated to connecting people and nature in ways that evidence and demonstrate positive benefits for both people and wildlife. It will also raise awareness about the importance of conservation work on our own wellbeing and that of the planet.

Jury
Lynne Sullivan, LSA Studio, RIBA Adviser
John Bennett, CEO, Kent Wildlife Trust
Stevie Rice, Head of People Engagement, Kent Wildlife Trust
David Hutton, Head of Reserves – West, Kent Wildlife Trust
and others

Prize
It is intended that four teams will be selected to proceed to the second phase. Each shortlisted team who submits a phase 2 entry will each receive an honorarium of £3,000 +VAT. Kent Wildlife Trust undertakes to pay the honorarium within six weeks of the conclusion of the competition. Invoices for payment should be submitted to RIBA Competitions.

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Notification and result announced: May 2018

Organizer
Kent Wildlife Trust

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