Wednesday, October 14, 2009

"The Southend-on-Sea Borough Council in Essex, England announced the winner of the Southend Pier Head design contest: renowned Swedish based landscape architecture firm White arkitekter.
The company - which has also won awards for other maritime architecture projects throughout the world - clinched the top place with a design called ‘Sculpted by Wind and Wave.’

According to the report, White arkitekter clearly demonstrated the theme of ‘maritime, environmental and relaxed recreation’ which was chosen by the public after a major consultation with residents and visitors. This winning firm, if ratified by Cabinet and Council, would work in conjunction with British-based engineers Price & Myers to produce the scheme..."
passage and images from Bustler



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