SMITHFIELD, BIRMINGHAM

PLACEMAKING VISION
Transforming a market for the future

CONTEXT
Silvertown Quays lies at heart of the Royal Docks, home to the infamous Millenium Mills buildings and a body of water the size of Central Park. It is being redeveloped into a district rich in cultural venues, incubator workshops, dockside parklands, and 6000 homes.

COMMISSION
Define place narrative and facilitate design charrettes on-site with 22 placemaking provocateurs to inspire development team. Our work created a ʻPlace Platform’ that became the foundation for the masterplan and briefing of all architects and designers involved in the site.

PARTNERS & CLIENTS
  • Moureau Kusonoki
  • Macregor Coxall

STATS
  • Size of project