Squares case studies
In Manchester's Millennium Quarter, green spaces and pedestrianised zones unite an area of modern retail developments, cultural attractions and historic buildings. Designed by EDAW.
The redevelopment of The Square in Bournemouth has created a lively and pedestrian-friendly focus for the town centre. Designed by Gillespies.
The sculptural design of The Café in the Square forms a social and visual centrepiece for the Brindleyplace development. Designed by CZWG Architects.
A neglected square in Hunstanton’s conservation area has been transformed into a stimulating and highly accessible sensory garden. Designed by Jeremy Stacey Architects.
The public space at Royal Victoria Square creates a link between the modern buildings and historic industrial context of London's Docklands. Designed by EDAW.
The retail court and public space within Chelsea's Duke of York Square offers an inviting retreat from the King's Road. Designed by Paul Davis & Partners and Elizabeth Banks Associates.
The Rope Walks project has introduced coherent, pedestrian-friendly streetscapes and attractive urban squares to this quarter of Liverpool city centre. Designed by BDP.
The refurbishment of Oldbury Civic Fountain and the surrounding square has created a pleasant and highly accessible public space. Designed by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.
Coventry's Phoenix Initiative created a series of linked public spaces, each with its own identity to represent the city's past, present and future. Designed by MacCormac Jamieson Prichard.
The redevelopment of The Bullring retail centre was inspired by Birmingham's historic street patterns, with a series of malls, open spaces, covered streets and public piazzas. Designed by Gross. Max.
Public space (102)
Culture and leisure (66)
Commercial buildings (52)
Education buildings (44)
Sustainable development (41)
Parks and green spaces (36)
Historic environment (32)
Health buildings (29)
Transport & infrastructure (9)
Inclusive design (8)