GIA Design Competition Kilcreggan
Categories: urban design, urbanism
I was invited to be a judge on the Kilcreggan Design competition, set for the village of Kilcreggan on the Rosneath Peninsula by the Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA). I visited the day a great many architects, old and young, local and from further afield, came to talk with the locals. They explored lots of ideas together, which were developed into the eventual submissions. These ranged from object fetishism to avant garde landscape to sensitive urban design and village mending. We were impressed by the thought and creativity of a wide range of entries, not least the six finalists. The winner was the entry by Konishi Gaffney architects. There is more information at http://gia.org.uk/our-work/competitions/kilcreggan.
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