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Royal Docks Ideas competition

Deadline for submissions is 5 pm on Monday 6 January 2014.

The Landscape Institute and Ecobuild, with support from the Mayor of London and London Borough of Newham, have launched ‘The Royal Docks Ideas Competition’ to find innovative design proposals that would transform the Royal Docks into a multi-functional ‘liveable’ space.

 Comprising three docks in East London – Royal Albert Dock, Royal Victoria Dock and King George V Dock – the Royal Docks is the largest enclosed docks in the world with a water area of nearly 90 hectares.

The judging panel want entrants to incorporate green infrastructure and water sensitive design ideas into their proposals in an effort to make the area more resilient against environmental, social and economic challenges, and to transform it into a world class location.

Find out more and download the brief  at www.landscapeinstitute.org/events/royaldocks.php.

The judging panel includes Sue Illman, President of the Landscape Institute; Thomas Lane, Group Technical Editor, Building & Ecobuild; Ric Blakeway, Deputy Mayor of London (Housing, Land and Property); Peter Barbalov, Partner, Farrells; Victoria Thornton, CEO of London Open City and Colm Lacey, Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Newham. The winners will be announced at Ecobuild on the 5th March 2014.

The winner will receive £2,000 and there will also be a second prize of £1,000 and four runner up prizes of £500 each. The top 20 designs will be exhibited at Ecobuild, which takes place from 4 to 6 March 2014 at the Excel Centre.

The competition is open to all individuals and teams. Entrants should not be constrained by restrictions including current planning law and land ownership issues. The design ideas should innovate, inspire and challenge, but entrants are encouraged to consider the practicalities of realising their scheme.

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