Olympic Legacy Park Wins AJ Architecture Award
Ares Landscape Architects Ltd have scooped the 'Landscape Project of the Year' award for the Olympic Legacy Park project at the prestigious 2018 Architects’ Journal Architecture Awards.
The project involved the earthworks and landscaping installation at the 35-acre site that includes sports, education health and leisure facilities.
NT Killingley were heavily involved designing the proposed ‘landscape mounds’ with Ares. Flame and Coleridge Hill were designed to a specification which predominantly focused on public health and safety but also maintenance, this, in turn, dictated batters and slope allowances, the scheme was carried out on a contaminated brownfield and special measures were incorporated into the design due to the presence of various contaminants including asbestos fibres.
The former Don Valley Stadium site forms an important part of the Innovation District; creating a world-class research and innovation environment for the production of new products, processes and services in healthcare technologies, sports and exercise medicine and is a 2012 Olympic Legacy hub for health and wellbeing research and learning.
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