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Submission: September 25, 2020
Registration: September 24, 2020
Language: English
Location: London, England
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Privatisation of public land is a growing phenomenon in cities such as London. More and more communal spaces are being sold to public bodies or developers, resulting in them becoming the primary makers of modern cities. This transformation has been giving rise to privately owned public spaces (POPS), a term to describe spaces open to the public, formed from deals between the city and the developer in return for zoning concessions. The areas around King’s Cross current development is one of the 50 POPSs in Central London. Continue reading

pops london architecture competition

Submission: August 03, 2020
Registration: August 03, 2020
Language: English
Location: London, England
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

London is among the largest and most cosmopolitan cities in Europe, following the course of the Thames for about ten kilometers. It is made up of numerous neighborhoods, each with its own identity, and recognizes in its architecture – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge – some of the best known symbols in the world. Continue reading

london design competition

Submission: June 17, 2020
Registration: January 28, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

London seems to be stuck in a continuous housing crisis with fewer housing units being built every year. The sale of local authority housing stock under the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme has diminished the available housing stock even further for people in need of a suitable accommodation. Especially during the Post War period, London has been a testing ground for new innovations in housing developments with architects being innovators and champions of social change. But in the last few decades this innovation seems to have stopped.

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