Published: 16th Apr 2019

New York High Line. Credit Brian Evans. There has been a huge response to the Hammersmith Highline project with over 200 expressions of interest received from architects and built environment professionals ahead of a design competition that launches this week. Organised by Hammersmith BID and local architect group West London Link, the competition aims to encourage ideas that transform a 300m elevated stretch of viaduct into an attraction similar to New York City’s High Line. It’s hoped the project will stimulate creative thinking not only about the derelict railway site, but also about the regeneration of the High Street and the activities that happen on and around it. They say no idea is off the table with the judges looking for schemes that are practical and could be delivered on the site, as well as ‘offbeat’ ideas. Hammersmith BID said the competition, which officially opened yesterday … (To read the full article, subscribe below)