The Hub, Workington

Competition-winning design for a suspended inflatable canopy and sound/light installation to create a focal space and landmark for the town centre as part of a public realm arts programme.

Two translucent inflatable cloud-like canopies are suspended from the surrounding buildings to create a sheltered and memorable place at the centre of the new retail development.

Client: Allerdale Borough Council, North West Development Agency

Cost: £250k

Status: Detailed Design 2006

Team: McDowell+Benedetti, Working pArts, Michael Hadi Associates, Martyn Ware/Illustrious, Sutton Vane Associates

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