‘Kelpies’ design competition launched
November 9 2011Kelpies, Falkirk.
Split into two stages the first will see architects invited to produce a 400 word statement setting out their case for being shortlisted.
This will be followed up with the presentation of two A1 boards and interview with the judging panel.
The competition is being judged by the sculptor Andy Scott; RIAS president David Dunbar;Steve Dunlop, Director, Scotland, British Waterways and Robert McMaster, Head of Roads and Design, Falkirk Council.
Competition documents are available upon notification of interest to Charlene Byrne at email@example.com. An entry deadline for expressions of interest has been set at December 5.
Image produced by Graeme Gilmour.
#2 Posted by Gweedo Fox on 10 Nov 2011 at 01:41 AM
I tend not to respond- ad hominem-to others' comments..... But come on..... Brian, let's face it , the RIAS need to show a bit of face now and again.Managing competitions is one of their specialties I believe.....
#3 Posted by Carlo M on 12 Nov 2011 at 09:50 AM
absolutely, no one can f*ck up a competition like the RIAS.
#4 Posted by Brian on 12 Nov 2011 at 13:17 PM
absolutely Carlo, no one can f*ck up a town like Falkirk Council.
#5 Posted by The Bairn on 14 Nov 2011 at 17:04 PM
hey dont you guys mean no one can design a f@ck up like Falkirk Council? who nominated the judging panel? Stevie Wonder? who thinks the Head of Roads and Design and the man from British Waterways know about good architectural design. Not me.
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How high would you like the heads?
If I'd only kept in with the Corleone family, they may have given heads to all those self-serving administration councillors in a bankrupt (morally, obviously) Council.
And do you know what makes it laughable? Falkirk Councils' motto is - Ane for A' !