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Gloucester, King's Quarter


25 March 2008

Press release contact:

Julia Davies
T: +44 (0)113 203 1490
E: julia.davies@riba.org

The RIBA is pleased to announce the shortlist in competition to develop proposals for the transformation of King's Square, Gloucester's largest and most important public square. Chosen from over 40 applicants, they are :

Federico Oliva Associati & DA-A, Milan

Townshend Landscape Architects, London

Niall McLaughlin Architects with Churchman Landscape Architects, London

Adam Khan Architects with Land Use Consultants and General Public Agency, London

McDowell + Benedetti Architects with Whitelaw Turkington Landscape Architects, London

Gustafson Porter Ltd, London 

The competition promoters, Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company Ltd, will be looking for a design that is creative and practical, respects the city's historic context and at the same time creates a thrilling and distinctive contemporary sense of place.  The teams will present their design proposals to a panel of judges in early April. 



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