Barking Town Square, designed by muf architecture/art has been declared winner of the 5th European Prize for Urban Public Space, making it the first project in Britain to receive the prestigious prize.
The European Prize for Urban Public Space is a biennial prize awarded to projects which foster the process of recovering the public dimension of urban spaces in Europe, as well as their capacity for social inclusion and democracy-building in our cities.
Barking Town Square was selected by the prizes jury from 176 entries from locations in 26 European countries.
The jury applauded the creative collaboration between muf architecture/art, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, Redrow Regeneration and Allford Hall Monaghan and Morris, commending mufs scheme for incorporating multiple architectural languages to enhance the new development, creating a place of distinctive character.
Barking Town Square Wins 5th European Prize for Urban Public Space
| by Levent Ozler
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