National Railway Museum: Central Hall Competition Shortlist


The open two-stage competition welcomed both national and international integrated design teams, with competitors encouraged to demonstrate exceptional design talent, creative flair, sensitivity to the heritage context and expertise in sustainability. Seventy-six teams from 19 countries comprising 241 firms entered the competition’s first stage.


The shortlisted teams are (in alphabetical order):


• 6a architects (UK) and OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen (Belgium)
• Atelier d’Architecture Philippe Prost (France)
• Carmody Groarke (UK)
• Feilden Fowles (UK)
• heneghan peng architects (Ireland)


The Second Stage Jury consists of:


• Dame Mary Archer DBE, (Chair), Chair of the Board of Trustees, Science Museum Group
• Sir Ian Blatchford, Director and Chief Executive, Science Museum Group
• Gitta Gschwendtner, Director, Gitta Gschwendtner Design Consultancy
• Zoe Laughlin, Director, Institute of Making
• Karen Livingstone, Director of Masterplan and Estate, Science Museum Group
• Judith McNicol, Director, National Railway Museum
• Malcolm Reading, Competition Director


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