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
Status: Detailed Design 2006
Team: McDowell+Benedetti, Working pArts, Michael Hadi Associates, Martyn Ware/Illustrious, Sutton Vane Associates
PublishedArchitects’ Journal, local newspapers and TV