Seven projects shortlisted for The Pineapples 2024

88 projects are in the running for their contribution to place.

Posted: 21 Mar 2024

We are delighted that seven projects we have been working on across the Useful Simple Trust have been shortlisted for The Pineapples 2024 award.

The awards, which utilises the historic pineapple symbol of welcome in UK architecture, recognizes excellence in every stage of the development, design, and delivery of placemaking, from community engagement to Place of the Year across 16 categories.

88 projects are now in the running for a ‘golden pineapple’ for their contribution to place, including:

Community Engagement

Hartree, Cambridge

  • Services: Sustainability Masterplanning & Implementation Support
  • Client: TOWN & Landsec/U+I with Cambridge City Council
  • Collaborators: Expedition Engineering, Thomas.Matthews & Construction Innovation

The Phoenix, East Sussex

  • Services: Development infrastructure and Sustainability Masterplanning
  • Client: Human Nature Places
  • Collaborators: Expedition Engineering, Periscope, Arup, Adam Richards, AL-JAWAD Pike, Archio Ltd, Ash Sakula Architects, Charles Holland, Mae, Material Cultures, Mole Architects, Rabble Architecture, Atelier Ten, Whitby Wood & WSP

Future Place

Oxford North, Oxford

  • Services: Sustainability Masterplanning
  • Client: Oxford North Ventures
  • Collaborators: Useful Projects, Fletcher Priest Architects, Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Stantec, Wilkinson Eyre & Gort Scott

Red Bank, Manchester

  • Services: Sustainability Masterplanning
  • Client: Far East Consortium
  • Collaborators: Expedition Engineering, Maccreanor Lavington, Schulze + Grassov, Op-en & WSP

Future Public Realm

Dock Branch, Birkenhead

  • Services: Sustainability Masterplanning
  • Client: Wirral Council with OPEN
  • Collaborators: Expedition Engineering, Maccreanor Lavington, PLACED Landscape Projects, Civic, Mott MacDonald, BB Heritage & Walker Sime

Meridian Water, London

  • Services: Sustainability Masterplanning
  • Client: Enfield Council
  • Collaborators: Expedition Engineering, Taylor Woodrow, Arup, Stace, Kjellander Sjoberg & Mae

Place in Progress

Haringey Warehouses, London

  • Services: Sustainability Masterplanning
  • Client: Provewell Ltd with Ruth Campbell & Co
  • Collaborators: Expedition, Morris+Company, London Structures Lab, Campbell Cadey, Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, Ingenium, Container City & Dakota

View the full shortlist here.

The winning projects will be announced at The Pineapples Party, hosted in St Andrew’s Church Holborn, on 16 May 2024.

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