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5 Teams Shortlisted to Redevelop St Luke's Area in Islington

12:00 - 5 January, 2016
5 Teams Shortlisted to Redevelop St Luke's Area in Islington, St Luke's Church. Image © Flickr CC User Fin Fahey
St Luke's Church. Image © Flickr CC User Fin Fahey

The Islington Council has shortlisted five teams to redevelop the its St Luke's area. Aimed at alleviating Islington's housing needs, the project will deliver much needed new leisure and community facilities, affordable homes and improved public space, as well as "an exemplary civic building" on a site adjacent to St Luke's Church. According to the Brief, the new building will "bring together leisure, childcare, healthcare and local energy production under one roof."

The five teams will now develop proposals - all of which will be put on public display in early 2016. A winning scheme will be chosen in spring 2016. The five teams shortlisted, include: 

Foster + Partners Reveals Residential Community Project for London

00:00 - 18 May, 2013
Foster + Partners Reveals Residential Community Project for London, High-Rise Residential Community © Foster + Partners
High-Rise Residential Community © Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners has been selected to developed a proposal for a low energy, high-density residential community in Islington, London.  The site is a 1980s business park that is to be regenerated into a residential zone of two towers and a landscaped park.  The project will incorporate the arera's planned high-rise buildings and is ultimately set to provide a new landmark for the city.