open studio 2014 :: The Observatory competition entries in the Salt House, West Bay, Dorset.


The Salt House, West Bay :: Saturday 22 March 10 – 5pm (only)

DIVAcontemporary Studio is pleased to host The Observatory Design Competition Exhibition from SPUD at The Salt House, West Bay. The exhibition showcases the long-list of designs for The Observatory structure, which have been created through collaborations between teams of architects, artists, engineers and students from around the UK and internationally.

The exhibition will tour the following venues, with the support of SPUD’s project partners, throughout March 2014 and will allow the public the opportunity to express their views about the proposed designs.

Exhibtion Venues:

The Courtyard, Winchester Guildhall
Monday 3 March (from 12 noon) to Friday 7 March

Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington
Monday 10 March (from 12 noon) to Friday 14 March

Salt House, West Bay, Dorset
Saturday 22 March 10 – 5pm (only) (hosted by DIVAcontemporary) :: more

Tamar Valley Centre, Gunnislake, Cornwall
Monday 24 March (from 12 noon) to Friday 28 March (hosted by River Tamar Project)

The Observatory structure will enable 12 artists to undertake close investigation covering geology, geography, heritage, social history, nature and environment, leading to interpretation and a richer perception of place that will be shared with visitors. The winning design will be announced in April 2014.

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