Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Andersonstown Barracks: Competition Launch

The site of the former Andersonstown Barracks site in West Belfast. Image courtesy WBPB.

The design competition for the site of the former Andersonstown Barracks was launched today by Social Development minister Alex Attwood. The competition, based on a brief put together by PLACE and the West Belfast Partnership, will be chaired by Daniel Libeskind.

Via BBC News: Libeskind to judge redesign of former PSNI site [17th Nov 2010]

Read more: Find out more about the community participation process leading up to the design brief via the website:

Update (18th Nov): The competition is now live at RIBA Competitions.


The timetable for the selection process, which may be subject to variation, is as follows:
Wednesday 17th November - Competition Launch
Friday 10th December 2010 - Deadline for any questions relating to PQQ documentation
Friday 17th December 2010 - Deadline for expression of interest
Saturday 29th January 2011 - Jury Panel meet to agree shortlist
March 2011 - Site visits for the shortlisted teams
March 2011 - Deadline for competitors to submit questions (in writing) relating to the briefing.
March 2011 - Responses to questions raised issued to competitors
May 2011 - Submission of design work for consideration
Monday 1st August 2011 - Final interviews with the team and Jury Panel
September 2011 - Result announced

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