ARCHIVIBE is proud to partner with the 2020 London Festival of Architecture & BowerBird in presenting a public vote contest, “The power of architecture to impact my life”.
We want to involve you into the discussion around architecture and London.
Architecture shapes our cities and places, our social and cultural values, and our daily lives:
architectures that changed the skyline or the views around us, buildings that shaped our daily routine or has helped a place or community for the better, architectures that changed the fortunes of a place, architectures that involve us, or just make our skin crawl.
All the architectures have been submitted during May and form the basis of the public vote.
You will be able to vote (until Tuesday 30 June 3:00 pm CET) on each building to decide which of these projects has the most powerful impact on people’s lives.
Which London building has impacted your life the most?
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Since completion in 1999, WilkinsonEyre’s Stratford Regional Station in the heart of the London Borough of Newham has become one of the busiest stations in London and the twelfth busiest in England, with over 25 million passengers passing through every year. The steel and glass building unifies access to National Rail, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) lines beneath a single roof, providing crucial connections to Westfield and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to the North and Stratford Bus Station to the South. As such, the development has become a catalyst for regeneration within the Stratford area by creating a viable location for new residential development, businesses, universities and more. The station however, is perhaps best known for its role in helping put Stratford on the map, acting as the main arrival point for athletes and visitors coming from all over the world to participate in and watch the 2012 London Olympics. Despite being over 20 years old, the building remains timeless and sits comfortably beside new development.
Project by: WilkinsonEyre
WilkinsonEyre, twice winners of both the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize and the RIBA Lubetkin Prize, is one of the UK’s leading architecture practices. Its portfolio of bold, beautiful, intelligent architecture includes the Guangzhou International Finance Centre, one of the tallest buildings in the world; the giant cooled conservatories for Gardens by the Bay in Singapore; and the renovation of Oxford University’s Weston Library – home to some of the nation’s most valuable literary treasures. Current projects include the restoration of Battersea Power Station, a new Centre for Horticultural Science and Learning for RHS Garden Wisley and new towers in London, Sydney and Toronto.
Photography: Morley von Stemberg
The power of architecture to impact my life: learn more about the submitted projects here