Windermere Steamboat Museum

Sponsor: Lakeland Arts Trust, RIBA
Type: Expressions of Interest, two-stage
Location: Lake District National Park, UK
Language: English
Fee: £50
Eligibility: Expressions of Interest are invited from architect-led teams which should also include the services of a structural engineer, M&E engineer and landscape designer. Practising architects must be registered with the Architects Registration Board in the UK, or an equivalent regulatory authority for overseas based applicants. Architects with more limited experience in the delivery of relevant projects may wish to consider collaborating with another practice.
29 July 2011 – Registration deadline to obtain specification documents
04 August  – Expression of Interest deadline
22 August – Shortlist notified
11 October – Submission of design concepts for stage two
7 November – Final assessment (interviews)
14 November – Results announced
8 shortlisted teams – £2,500 each
Winning team obtains commission
Budget: £5.3 million
Martin Ainscough – Chair of Trustees of the Lakeland Arts Trust
Gordon Watson – Chief Executive of the Lakeland Arts Trust
Stuart McKnight – McInnes Usher McKnight Architects [MUMA] [Partner, acting as the RIBA Architect Adviser]
Roger Tempest – Rural Solutions, Broughton Hall
Jean Wood – Lakeland Arts Trust [Patron & Volunteer]
Ellis Woodman – Editor, Building Design Magazine
Kim Wilkie – Principal, Kim Wilkie Associates
Design Challenge: The Lakeland Arts Trust is seeking Expressions of Interest from architect-led teams with exceptional design skills for the redevelopment of the Windermere Steamboat Museum in the Lake District National Park.

Submission requirements: The Stage 1 submissions should be received no later than 12.00 noon (BST) on Thursday 04 August 2011. The submission should be contained in a single package.