Martin Ebert Design Architecture

Bankside BikeShed

Bankside BikeShed is a modular and flexible bike shelter for up to 24
bikes.

The fundamental innovation of the scheme is the integration of secure
cycle locking facilities and a roof in one single, elegant and easily recognisable
structure. The shelter can be easily adapted for different sites, with
a wide roof protecting bikes from rain, and bays guiding the allocation of
cycle spaces.

The project evolved from Studio Meda’s winning entry for the international
Bankside BikeShed competition in March 2011, held by the Architecture
Foundation and Better Bankside.

Together with Marshalls Street Furniture the project was developed into
a competitively priced system that is now commercially available, and will
be affordable within the cost parameters of many public projects such as
schools and hospitals.

The bike shed received an Honorable Mention at the 2012 Green Dot Awards.

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Structure
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Montage Tate Modern
Montage Tate Modern
Union Street montage (day)
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Union Street montage (night)
Competition concept
Competition concept