Shortlisting is for Making Space in Dalston

J&L Gibbons shortlisted for Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize

J&L Gibbons' Making Space in Dalston project is one of 11 from around the world that has been shortlisted for the Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize. 

Other shortlisted projects include the High Line in New York and Quinli Stormwater Park in China, designed by Turenscape.

Making Space in Dalston, which won the Landscape Institute's President's Award in 2011, was designed with architectural practice MUF. The designers worked in collaboration with local residents to find a way to create more public space without damaging the essential character of the area.

The Rosa Barba winner will be announced on the first day of the 8th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona, 25–27 September 2014.

The full shortlist is: 
*Arqueología de Paisaje Ruta de la Amistad (Mexico) – LAAP
*Auckland Waterfront: North Wharf Promenade and Silo Park (New Zealand) – Taylor Cullity Lethlean with Wraight & Associates
*Ballast Point Park (Australia) – McGregor Coxall
*Folly Forest / a Dance Floor for 100 Trees (Canada) – Dietmar Straub & Anna Thurmayr
*Landscape restoration of the Vall d’en Joan landfill site (Spain) – Enric Batlle & Joan Roig
*Making Space in Dalston (UK) – J&L Gibbons
*Parque de Aranzadi (Spain) – Iñaki Alday & Margarita Jover
*Queens Plaza (USA) – Margie Ruddick
*Quinli Stormwater Park (China) – Turenscape
*Termas Geométricas (Chile) – Germán Del Sol Guzman
*The High Line (USA) – Field Operations .

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