Bishop Edward King Chapel – New Design Competition

Sponsor: Cuddesdon, RIBA

Type: international, 2-stage

Language: English

Eligibility: registered architects

11 June 2009 – deadline for expression of interest

Design Challenge:
Architects with outstanding design skills are being sought to take part in a competition to design a new College Chapel in Oxfordshire.   Ripon College, Cuddesdon intends to commission the new building as part of a major programme of expansion and consolidation of its buildings in order to meet the needs of ministerial formation and Christian education in the 21st century.

The overall objective for the chapel is that it will be a place in which people will want to pray and feel attracted to do so. The new building should be welcoming, flexible and functional and of the highest architectural quality. The proposed budget will be some £1.2 million, excluding furnishing and fees.

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