Forgotten Spaces 2012

Forgotten Spaces 2012 North East


Tyne Tee, Will Mawson & Dan Kerr Winner 2012 © MawsonKerr Architects

Forgotten Spaces 2012 Exhibition

The exhibition showcasing innovative proposals for the rejuvenation of neglected spaces across the North East is being held in the Newgate Shopping Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne from 8 November 2012 – 14 December 2012.

 The exhibition follows the hugely popular Forgotten Spaces design competition launched earlier this year, which asked architects, artists, local groups and designers to nominate a forgotten space in the North East and conceive an imaginative and inspiring proposal for its regeneration.





Winning Entries

The winning entries and commendations were announced at a reception at the Newgate Shopping Centre on Wednesday 7 November by RIBA North East Chair, Peter Buchan.
First prize: TyneTee by MawsonKerr Architects, Will Mawson & Dan Kerr

Second prize: New CityIndustries by John Beattie

Third prize: Augmented Distillery by Matt Drury


1.  The Hailing Station, North Shields by Daniel Burn & Lorna Burn

2.  online_ontyne, Greg Walton & Simon Bumstead


We would like to thank our sponsors for supporting the exhibition;



 Virtual NewcastleGateshead
 Architects Journal
 Sanderson Weatherall


 McAleer & Rushe Group
Northern Architectural Association 




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