Dezeen Wire: architects including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Foster + Partners and Snøhetta have submitted plans to a controversial competition that proposes the transformation of a Victorian public gardens in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Models of the six shortlisted entries were unveiled at a public exhibition yesterday but Andrew MacGregor, secretary of the protest group Friends of Union Terrace Gardens, condemned the designs as an “absolute abomination” and said there would be rolling public protests by supporters who want to keep the gardens as they are - The Scotsman
Dezeenwire: Den Norske Opera & Ballett by Snøhetta and Open-Air-Library by KARO* with Architektur+Netzwerk have been jointly awarded the 2010 European Prize for Urban Public Space.
More details in the press release below. More »
Sign up for a daily roundup
of all our stories