A competition is being held to design the public areas and event space at Gasholder No. 8, which is a Grade II listed structure in the King's Cross. Photo: John Sturrock
Originally constructed in the 1850s, Gasholder 8 is a distinctive 25 metre high circular frame structure with an internal diameter of over 35 metres. Photo: John Sturrock
Over 80 entries for the competition have been whittled down to create a shortlist of five finalists. One of the finalists is this entry from Gustafson Porter.
An evening view of Gustafson Porter's entry.
Feix & Merlin's Helter Skelter slide design is another of the chosen finalists.
A perspective of Feix & Merlin's design. The winner will be chosen by a judging panel, consisting of the King's Cross Central Limited Partnership and masterplanners for King's Cross Central.
Another finalist by Loop Architecture showing the pavilion and landscaped area.
Loop Architecture's pavilion and landscaped area. A winner will be announced at the end of October.
A giant reflective ball that encloses the event space is another entry that made it onto the shortlist. This design was created by Hakes Associates.
One of the initial sketches for the giant ball by Hakes Associates.
Bell Phillips & Kimble's design for an events space and landscaped gardens made it onto the shortlist.
Another view of the Bell Phillips & Kimble design.
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