ARCHITECT WANTED FOR TINTAGEL CASTLE/ CORNWALL PROJECT10 July 2015
An architect is wanted for a new project which has been announced for a £4 Million footbridge at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall. The project has been confirmed by English Heritage who have teamed up with Malcolm Reading Consultants.
The deadline for expressing interest is July 21st and there is two stages for the contest, a shortlist will be drawn up in August. Shortlisted practices will be invited to work up their schemes ahead of a public exhibition and winner announcement early 2016.
The Bridge will be 28m higher than the current one and will span 72m.
English Heritage are seeking creativity with an appreciation for the locality “elegant, structurally daring and beautiful in its own right, while being sensitively balanced with the landscape and exceptional surroundings”
The winners will be selected by an expert panel made up of consultants, architects and the end clients.