Architect Richard Rogers Partnership has lost a competition to masterplan its own back yard in west London.
Developer Delancey and Akeler has appointed Ken Shuttleworth’s practice Make to draw up a masterplan for a vacant 3 ha site next to RRP’s offices by the Thames in Hammersmith.
The £70m scheme will include 46,500 m2 of office development.
The other practices in the contest were Kohn Pedersen Fox and RMJM.
Make has also won detailed planning approval for a judo hall in Dartford, Kent.
The £3.5m scheme has been commissioned by the council to replace a former drill hall that is scheduled for demolition. Sport England has also been asked to make a contribution.
n Hamilton Associates is understood to have won a contest the Castle House scheme in Elephant & Castle, south London. Client Multiplex also invited Lifschutz Davidson, Make, Eric Parry Architects and Reid Architecture to draw up concept designs for a skyscraper at the heart of the redevelopment.