RCKa appointed to Lendlease Smithfield Birmingham masterplan

RCKa has been chosen to design a mixed-use building within Lendlease’s Smithfield Birmingham development.

Our appointment is part of a larger team of architects consisting of both established and up-and-coming practices, each of which will be responsible for designing individual buildings within a wider masterplan set out by Prior+Partners with support from WSP, James Corner Field Operations and DP9. Together these projects form the first phase of a £1.9bn regeneration project in partnership with Birmingham City Council.

RCKa is collaborating with local practice Intervention Architecture, which is involved in both this project and a second designed by dRMM. Haworth Tompkins and Minesh Patel Architects complete the set of teams joining David Kohn Architects working across this initial phase.

Lendlease development director James Amos said: “Our chosen team of architects brings a fantastic blend of creativity, local talent and experience, alongside a clear commitment to sustainability.”





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