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Beautiful Beach Hut Competition - Eyes Wide Shut

Feix&Merlin Architects

Part of the Lincolnshire County renovation scheme to upgrade sixteen kilometres of east coast between Mablethorp and Chapel St. Leonards involved an international ideas competition last year on the theme of redesigning the bathing resort facilities. “Bathing Beauties” is the name that artist Michael Trainor gave the contest: designers were invited to give free rein to creativity, team up with artists, invent old bathing huts anew and transform the coast into a gallery of unusual micro-architecture. One of the four contest-winners was the youthful firm of Feix&Merlin with a project due to be completed by September 2007. “We became very interested in this competition because of its uniqueness, both in terms of the extremes of the atmospheric conditions, but also because of the positive influence that exciting new architecture could have on the coastal economy. We are fascinated by...

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