Infobox – Urban Splash & AJ – Architecture competition exhibition
Thursday 5th – 27th June 2008
The Architects’ Journal and Urban Splash have teamed up to give an emerging UK architect a £500,000 building to design in Liverpool.
In the Aghafar Gallery
The Tribeca Infobox design competition is open to anyone from students to newly established practices. A top jury will choose a winning project, but all submitted schemes will have the chance to be part of a major exhibition in Liverpool this summer.
For final year students this is the chance of a lifetime.Urban Splash is committed to building the selected project, whatever the level of experience of the winner. So, don’t worry about having Part 3 or PII insurance, or even having a company name. What we’re looking for is the idea. Urban Splash will form a a team around the winner that can deliver the project.
The Tribeca Infobox design competition was open to UK architects under 35, anyone from students to newly established practices. The brief was to design a £500,000 marketing
pavilion for the Tribeca scheme. A shortlist will be announced on the evening and winning design on conclusion of the exhibition.
Urban Splash is commissioning four incredible architects to transform one of Liverpool’s major entry points into a slick new urban gateway to quicken the pulse and set the pace, with awesome views of the Anglican Cathedral, the World Heritage Waterfront and the Welsh mountains beyond.
Jurors: Kieran Long, editor of the Architects’ Journal, Brett Steele, director of the Architectural Association, Sean Griffiths, co-founder of Fashion Architecture Taste (FAT), Tom Bloxham, group chairman and co-founder Urban Splash, Jonathan Falkingham, group chief executive and co-founder Urban Splash, Simon Humphreys, director development Urban Splash, Warren Bradley, leader of Liverpool city Council, Lewis Biggs, director of Liverpool Biennial, representatives of local stakeholders.