Showing posts with label EXPO West. Show all posts
Showing posts with label EXPO West. Show all posts

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

Wednesday, 28 July 2010

From Conflict to Reconstruction

PLACE and The West Belfast Partnership are holding a feedback consultation session discussing the Andersonstown barracks site, on Monday 2nd August at 6pm in The Glenowen Inn on the Glen Road. Come along and get involved! Visit for more details.

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Daniel Libeskind to chair Expo West design competition

Social Development Minister Margaret Ritchie today announced that leading world architect Daniel Libeskind will chair a design competition at the former Andersonstown barracks site.

Mr Libeskind, an American architect, artist, and set designer will be lending his professional expertise to the design competition which will transform the former Andersonstown’s Police Station.

More info:

Tuesday, 2 February 2010


Image via Gerry Ward on Flickr

PLACE and the West Belfast Parternship are holding consultations with the community on the site of the former Andersonstown Barracks, beginning next week.

Keep up to date on the process via the Twitter page, @AtownEXPOWest

New website for the process also coming soon!