The Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of an open international competition to design a New Aldgate, a temporary landmark on the eastern edge of the City of London, to stand for the duration of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, to open in January 2012.
The competition for the design of the project is open to (but not limited to) architects, designers, artists, product designers, and/or any other disciplines. The Architecture Foundation encourages design teams to suggest inspiring and innovative yet realistic designs for this temporary and flexible structure.
The competition will be open to entries from 19 April until 12noon on 28 May 2010.
For more information visit http://www.architecturefoundation.org.uk
The competition is being organised by The Architecture Foundation, the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects, supported by other livery companies with an interest in construction and development and the City of London. Gifford, Jackson Coles LLP and DP9 are acting as technical advisors on the competition.
The competition is sponsored by the City Property Advisory Team of the City Corporation.