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:
- Grimshaw Architects LLP
- Hawkins\Brown Architects LLP
- Henley Halebrown Rorrison with Tim Ronalds Architects and Sergison Bates Architects
- Pollard Thomas Edwards
- Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners LLP
Dependent on planning permission, construction could begin as early as summer 2018.
More competition information can be found here.