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Gillespies and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios Win “Park Russia” Masterplan

A team led by London-based masterplanners Gillespies has been announced as the winner of an international competition to design the largest theme park in Europe. Planned for a 1,000-hectare site in the Domodevdovo district of Moscow, “Park Russia” aims to merge concepts of healthy living, entertainment and education into one commercially attractive tourist destination.

The winning Cushman & Wakefield-led UK consortium includes architectural design firm Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, engineer Buro Happold, cost consultant Rider Levett Bucknall and place makers Fourth Street.

Seaside Resort Development Competition Entry / John Thompson & Partners + Alan Dunlop Architects + Gillespies

Designed by the multi-disciplinary design team featuring John Thompson and Partners (JTP), Alan Dunlop Architects, and Gillespies, their proposal for the international tourist destination and ecological seaside resort on the Dapeng Peninsula made the final shortlist in the competition. Their design concept draws inspiration from the beauty, tranquillity and characteristics of the siteand learning lessons from examples and exemplars both in China and internationally. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Warrior Square Gardens / Gillespies

  • Architects: Gillespies
  • Location: Essex, England
  • Project Team: Jon Akers Coyle, Claire Fernley, Valter Vieira
  • Architects of Café building: Magma
  • Structural Engineers: JMP
  • M&E Consultant: Royal Haskoning
  • Quantity Surveyor: Northcroft
  • Lighting Consultant: Pinniger and Partners
  • Planting Design: Growth Industry
  • Planning Supervisor: Urban Practitioners
  • Main Contractor: Jackson Civil Engineering Ltd
  • Area: 300.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Colin Philp

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MediaCityUK Exterior Spaces / Gillespies

  • Architects: Gillespies
  • Location: Salford, UK
  • Architects: Gillespies
  • Design Team Leader: Jim Gibson, Partner, Gillespies
  • Buildings Architects: Wilkinson Eyre, Chapman Taylor, Fairhurst Design Group, Sheppard Robson
  • Masterplan: Benoy Architects
  • Public Realm & Landscape Designer: Gillespies
  • Structural And Civil Engineer: Jacobs UK
  • M&E Engineers: AECOM
  • Quantity Surveyor: Gleeds
  • Landscape Contractor: English Landscapes
  • Lighting Consultant: Pinniger & Partners
  • Main Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Darren Hartley Photography, Ben Page Photography

© Ben Page Photography © Ben Page Photography © Ben Page Photography © Ben Page Photography