William Bellamy — Sugartown
Current developments in London are holding back the creative potential of the city; what people need is space and opportunity for mess. Sugartown occupies a 140-year-old sugar refinery owned by Tate & Lyle in the Docklands of East London. Often these sites have turned from places of production to places of consumption. This refinery however, is impractical for traditional development. Instead, this proposal builds on the industrial as well as cultural heritage of the Tate. Where once the Tate Modern gave the opportunity for everyone to consume the arts, the reimagined Tate Institute gives space for the making of the arts.