Leicester’s Highcross and Oxford Westgate shortlisted for 2019 ICSC European Shopping Centre Awards

Two Chapman Taylor projects have been shortlisted for the 2019 ICSC European Shopping Centre Awards.

Highcross in Leicester has been nominated in the ‘Established Centres (Extra Large)’ category, while Westgate Oxford, for which we acted as Delivery Architect, has been named as a finalist in the ‘New Developments (Large)’ category.

The ICSC European Shopping Centre Awards honour the best and most innovative retail schemes across the continent. The awards ceremony will take place at the ICSC European Conference in Barcelona on 10 April.

Highcross

Highcross is a mixed-use urban regeneration scheme in the heart of Leicester. The 93,000m² development by Hammerson PLC comprises 52 new shops, including a John Lewis department store (designed by Foreign Office Architects), restaurants, a multi-screen cinema, housing and associated parking. Our concept for the masterplan was to create a series of city blocks designed around a hierarchy of new streets and public squares which respond to the existing urban grain.

The design for the retail element of Highcross extended the existing Shires shopping centre at all levels to create an additional two-level enclosed mall. The interior of the Shires also underwent a significant refurbishment, which seamlessly integrates the existing centre with the new mall extension to deliver a naturally ventilated environment with a much-improved level of sustainability.

Chapman Taylor provided the concept masterplan for this award-winning, mixed-use regeneration scheme in Leicester city centre. Highcross, rated BREEAM Very Good, won the BCSC Gold Award in 2008.

Chapman Taylor provided the concept masterplan and designed the main mall at Highcross Leicester.

Westgate Oxford shopping centre replaced a 1970s shopping centre, and provides 74,300m2 of contemporary fashion, film and food. Westgate Social, a street-food and leisure hub sits on the lower ground floor, while restaurants and a cinema complex can be found on the roof terrace, offering wonderful views of the city’s spires.

The innovative design of the development introduced a mix of covered streets, lanes, arcades and squares, while retaining part of the existing centre. Two public squares - Bonn Square and Leiden Square – were created as places for visitors to relax, in which pop-up events and exhibitions are hosted. The scheme won a 2018 Revo Gold Award in the ‘Re:new’ category.

Chapman Taylor, supporting Laing O’Rourke, delivered the landmark regeneration project on behalf of a joint venture between Landsec and The Crown Estate.

Chapman Taylor, supporting Laing O’Rourke, delivered the landmark regeneration project on behalf of a joint venture between Landsec and The Crown Estate. We developed the scheme alongside Laing O’Rourke using BIM (Building Information Modelling), which enabled direct data transfer of precast façade, structure and core designs into fabrication software used in off-site manufacturing facilities.

Congratulations to everyone involved in both projects for these well-deserved nominations.

ADRIAN GRIFFITHS (荣誉学士学位 建筑学文凭 英国皇家建筑师学会会员,城市设计硕士,皇家艺术协会会员)

合伙人, UK

艾德里安1986年加入查普门泰勒,并于1998年升任董事会董事。作为所有者之一,他与其他董事会成员一道决定公司发展战略,积极推动公司发展。他是英国境内设计项目的领导人,同时积极担任伦敦和布里斯托事务所的管理工作。 作为拥有30年丰富经验的建筑师、城市规划师,艾德里安将二者技巧完美融合,在业内享有声誉

专长领域:
城市设计/总体规划/综合体/零售商业/休闲场建筑

Adrian entra a far parte di Chapman Taylor nel 1986 e si unisce al Main Board nel 1998. Come architetto e specialista in progettazione urbanistica, è conosciuto a livello internazionale per la sua esperienza nei masterplan di grandi complessi multi-funzionali, che sono i principali autori nella rigenerazione dei nostri centri urbani.

Adrian è consapevole del fatto che le zone di sviluppo urbano che oggi costruiamo creano le società di domani, riconoscendo la responsabilità che la professione ha nell'influenzare la qualità della vita delle persone. Adrian partecipa abitualmente a conferenze e scrive articoli che promuovono i benefici degli spazi multifunzionali come modello sostenibile a lungo termine. Adrian guida il Concept Design Team nel Regno Unito.

Aree di competenza:

Urban design / Masterplanning / Mixed use / Retail / Leisure

Adrian kam 1986 zu Chapman Taylor und wurde 1998 ins Main Board befördert. Als Architekt und Urban Design-Spezialist ist er international anerkannt für seine Expertise in der Masterplanung von komplexen Mischbebauungsvorhaben, die Schlüsselfaktoren bei der Regeneration unserer Stadt- und Ortszentren sind.

Adrian ist sich der Tatsache bewusst, dass die Bauvorhaben, die wir heute umsetzen, die Gesellschaft von morgen bilden und ist sich der Verantwortung unseres Berufs als Einfluss auf die Lebensqualität der Menschen bewusst. Er spricht auf Konferenzen und schreibt Abhandlungen über die Vorteile von Mischbebauungsvorhaben als langfristig nachhaltiges Modell. Adrian leitet das Konzept-Design-Team in Großbritannien.

Schwerpunkte:

Städtebau / Masterplanung / Mixed-Use / Einzelhandel / Freizeitbauten

Phillip Durrans (BSc(Hons))

董事, 伦敦

Phillip joined Chapman Taylor’s Manchester studio in 2007 and successfully led the delivery team for the award-winning Trinity Leeds project. He relocated to the London studio in 2014 and became a Director in 2015.

With over 15 years’ post-qualification experience, he has an established track record leading and delivering complex city centre regeneration projects.

He has been instrumental in developing Chapman Taylor’s design management and BIM capabilities working in collaborative environments with multi-discipline design teams and continues to be involved in our continuous improvement initiatives.

Areas of expertise:

Retail / Office / Design Management

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