Nature reserve, church or flats? Vote to decide Hackney’s best
PUBLISHED: 17:06 23 September 2016 | UPDATED: 17:06 23 September 2016
An eco-home, a school, a church and a nature reserve are just some of the contenders for a design award which will be chosen by the public.
Hackney Design Awards People’s Choice shortlist
Buccleuch House E5. Architect: Levitt Bernstein. Client: Agudas Israel Housing Association and Hanover. Contractor: Hill An intergenerational development, providing different types of housing to create one inclusive new community.
Deborah House. Architect: Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. Client: Space, Art Services Grants. Contractor: BRAC Contracts Light-touch environmental retrofit of a 1920s former shoe factory for affordable workspace for artists, designers and makers.
Frampton Park Baptist Church E9. Architect: Matthew Lloyd Architects. Client: Frampton Park Baptist Church Contractor: Telford Homes Mixed use regeneration scheme to provide a new church for the community and apartments.
Hackney New School E8. Architect: Henley Halebrown Rorrison. Contractor: Willmott Dixon A new school for a new mixed-ability Free School with a focus on music on a tight inner urban site.
Lansdowne Drive E8. Architect: Tectonics Architects. Client: Private. Contractor: Self Build First certified Passivhaus house in Hackney on a small urban infill site near London Fields.
Nordic Lofts N16. Architect: Amin Taha Architects. Client: Nick Grant. Contractor: Ecore Construction Innovative new build timber housing scheme using materials creatively to provide six flats.
Pembury Circus E8. Architect: Fraser Brown Mackenna. Client: Peabody/Bellway. Contractor: Ardmore A mixed tenure housing scheme with community facilties and new public realm on the Pembury Estate. (Photo: Tim Crocker)
Shepherdess Walk N1. Architect: Jaccaud Zein Architects. Client: Solidspace. Contractor: Rooff Ltd New build residential scheme of houses and apartments with internal split levels.
Skyline N4. Architect: Rolfe Judd. Client: Berkeley Homes. Contractor: Berkeley Homes Skyline is a new residential tall building arranged over 30 floors at Woodberry Down.
St. Mary of Eton Church E9. Architect: Matthew Lloyd Architects LLP. Client: Thornsett Group, with PCC of St. Mary of Eton and St. Augustine. Contractor: PJ Hegarty & Sons A mixed-use residential and community development including the refurbishment of the 19th century Grade II* listed church.
The Bath House Children's Community Centre E8. Architect: Lipton Plant Architects. Client: The Bath House Children's Community Centre. Contractor: Ecore Construction Small extension/refurbishment and feature tree-like internal staircase hosting different child spaces.
The Cube Building N1. Architect: Hawkins\Brown. Client: Regal Homes. Contractor: Regal Homes Construction Modern mixed use commercial and housing scheme built in timber with a twisting cruciform plan behind a brick screen.
Wharf Road N1. Architect: Stephen Marshall Architects. Client: A2 Dominion (RSL). Contractor: United Living Large new build mixed use commercial and residential project planned around courtyards providing access to Wenlock Basin.
Woodberry Wetlands N16. Architect: Kaner Olette Architects & Allen Scott Landscape. Client: London Wildlife Trust. Contractor: Bolt and Heeks Major heritage and landscape conservation project at Woodberry Down allowing public enjoyment of the East Reservoir.
Atherden Road E5. Architect: Hugh Strange Architects. Client: Private. Contractor: Hanover Joinery Simple extension and refurbishment of a double fronted Victorian terrace (Photo: David Grandorge)
Copper Lane N16. Architect: Henley Halebrown Rorrison. Client: Springdale Gardens Ltd. Contractor: Sandwood Construction London's first co-housing scheme for six homes with shared community facilities and communal landscaping.
An eco-home, a school, a church and a nature reserve are just some of the contenders for a Hackney design award that will be chosen by the public.
Everyone is being invited to vote for their favourite building or space in the Hackney Design Awards People’s Choice category.
Hackney Council received 50 nominations, and an expert judging panel has narrowed the list down to the 16 based on the “quality of design and contribution made to the surrounding area”.
The entry with the most votes by October 17 will be announced as the winner.
The award scheme was launched in 2004 with the aim of encouraging people to celebrate design and architecture in the borough.
Here are details of all 16 entries – and what the council says about them.
To vote, visit hackney.gov.uk/designawards
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