Local architects OBFA have applied ten design principles to our three study sites at Bridgefoot Street and at 8 and 9 Merchants Quay. These design principles were generated during consultation with local artists and with the local community in the Liberties. These design principles were generated during consultation with local artists and with the local community in the Liberties A feasibility study will now assess how these sites could be transformed, developed and regenerated as workspace accommodation for artists across a broad range of artforms.
You can explore these design principles and browse the proposed concept design in the display boards below.
Using baseline research gathered from survey responses from more than 500+ individual artists, the project team has devised seven design principles for culture-led regeneration. The validity of these seven broad design principles were tested in a further co-design engagement process with the local community to ensure their sensitivity to the neighbourhood and local context.
During this community consultation, the feasibility sites were identified to assess the application of the design principles to the Bridgefoot Street and Merchants Quay sites. This engagement entailed an online survey, three workshops and eight one-to-one meetings with local stakeholders and representatives from the arts.
The community research revealed strong agreement with the proposed design principles that emerged from the baseline artist workspaces report, suggesting congruence in the core characteristics of the future campus. Three new community-focussed design principles emerged during the agreement resulting in ten overall design principles to guide the design of the proposed creative campus.
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