Architects shortlist Liverpool's Pier Head for urban park prize

A windswept space morphed by designers into a land-contoured urban park is on the Royal Institute of British Architects' Stirling Prize shortlist.

AECOM Design + Planning reworked the 2.5ha site at Liverpool's Pier Head. This involved building the first major urban canal extension in the UK for a generation. Liverpool City Council expects an extra 200,000 people to be drawn to the famous waterside each year.


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