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York Guildhall Square Visual

As many architects know, projects can fall by the wayside for a multitude of reasons, never to be seen again. This is a great shame- a huge amount of work often goes into unrealised projects, and they can be a rich resoure for lessons learnt and creative solutions- benefitting future projects. OMA, (or rather AMO) specifically refer to this, and Haworth Tomkins have their very own website Dumpster!

Recently two colleagues and I entered the call for ideas for York’s Guildhall. The proposal wasn’t shortlisted, but this blog seems like a good forum to share one that got away.

Re-Imagining York’s Guildhall: An assembly of ideas

A cradle of commerce and culture

A place of coming together

York is a city that nurtures its industries and workers, as is evident from the history of the Guildhall, through to the legacy of the Rowntrees. The project is the next step within that rich…

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