The Museum of Architecture and Tibbald's Planning and Design came up with a novel way to increase public awareness of urban planning. I hurried along to see the unusual Christmas exhibition on its final day in London's South Kensington.
|Recognisably Foster & Partners even in gingerbread!|
Judging by the range of gingerbread creations, architects were inspired by the opportunity to work in a new medium. It also brought out a competitive edge. Museum visitors were requested to vote for their favourites. Judge for yourself using my photos and YouTube video below.
|Cottrell & Vermeulen's gingerbread entry|
|Piercey & Company's gingerbread entry|
|Penoyre & Prasad's gingerbread entry|
|Sarah Wiggleworth Architects included a roof-top tennis court and swimming pool|
It's amazing that most gingerbread buildings managed to survive days of visitors and inquisitive little fingers after the tempting sweets...
|Under grandmother's watchful eye|
|Urban design with water and green environment|
|Aerial view of rooftops in varied materials and popcorn trees|
|They even thought of a crane!|