Ross Bandstand Architects Visit West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, 7 April 2017 FREE TO USE FREE TO USE FREE TO USEAdd to Lightbox Download
International architects fly in to Edinburgh for their first sight of West Princes Street Gardens as they compete to design a new venue to replace the Ross Bandstand.
Chair Norman Springford and Project Manager David Ellis from the Ross Development Trust provide visiting teams with a tour of the Gardens and existing Bandstand site.
A competition to replace the Ross Bandstand in the heart of Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens with a new landmark Pavilion has received worldwide interest from architects and designers.
Entries from 125 teams spanning 22 countries and made of 400 individual firms have been narrowed down to seven finalists.
The seven finalists will be invited to create concept designs for the £25m project brief, which includes a new landmark venue to replace the bandstand, a visitor centre and subtle updates to West Princes Street Gardens.
Each of the finalist teams will be led by the following architects:
- Adjaye Associates (UK)
- BIG Bjarke Ingels Group (Denmark)
- Flanagan Lawrence (UK)
- Page \ Park Architects (UK)
- Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter (Norway)
- wHY (USA)
- William Matthews Associates (UK) and Sou Fujimoto Architects (Japan)
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- Ross Bandstand Architects | Edinburgh | 7 April 2017