Donis Architects Wins London Gateway Competition

25 July 2010 (Last Updated July 25th, 2010 18:30)

Dutch practice Donis Architects has won the Architecture Foundation's competition to design a new gateway for London in the UK. The gateway design, dubbed the "giant goalposts", will be installed in 2012 on a traffic island in Aldgate. The practice beat four other finalists

Dutch practice Donis Architects has won the Architecture Foundation's competition to design a new gateway for London in the UK.

The gateway design, dubbed the "giant goalposts", will be installed in 2012 on a traffic island in Aldgate.

The practice beat four other finalists to win the contest, which is backed by the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects, reports architectsjournal.co.uk.

The four shortlisted firms are Foster Lomas Architects, Juan Alfonso Galan Arquitecto from UK, Canadian-based Normal and Japanese firm Sou Fujimoto Architects.