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HawkinsBrown-led team wins competition for the $1.3 billion Begbroke Innovation District in Oxford


A team led by HawkinsBrown has been selected by the Oxford University Development, a £4 billion ($5.2 billion) joint venture between the University of Oxford and Legal & General Capital, as the winner of an international design competition to develop a master plan for a £1 billion ($1.3 billion), 190-hectare (470-acre) mixed-use Innovation District at Begbroke Science Park, just north of Oxford, England. 

The team also consisted of Rotterdam-based art and architecture firm Ooze, landscape firm OKRA, BuroHappold and C:Lab, and commercial strategist Murray Twohig. Their project was selected out of 40 entries and a subsequent selection of shortlisted proposals led by Allies and Morrison, Carlo Ratti Associati, Grimshaw, and Prior and Partners.

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