This free-to-enter, two-stage ideas competition is seeking forward-thinking, imaginative proposals to integrate sustainable placemaking with development and new infrastructure. The focus for the competition is the arc encompassing four of the UK’s fastest-growing and most productive centers: Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Northampton, and Oxford.
Submissions should consider how to provide the homes the area needs: high-quality places that integrate the proposed infrastructure and enhance the identity of the corridor as a single knowledge-intensive cluster while working with its distinctive environmental and cultural character.
The Oxford to Cambridge Connection: Ideas Competition is aimed at broad multidisciplinary teams of urban designers; architects; planning, policy, and community specialists; landscape designers; development economists; and others with local knowledge and general insight. Submissions from international teams and students are welcome.
Interested teams will need to read the Search Statement on the competition website before submitting their emerging concept, team details and registration information via email (using templates provided on the website). The deadline for entries is 14:00 BST 3 August 2017. At the second stage of the competition, four shortlisted teams will receive additional briefing and progress their concepts into creative visions, developed on a specific location within the corridor.
TitleThe Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition
TypeCompetition Announcement (Ideas)
Registration DeadlineAugust 03, 2017 02:00 PM
Submission DeadlineAugust 03, 2017 02:00 PM
VenueThe Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford corridor, UK