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Electric Wharf

Fact Sheet

Title

Electric Wharf

Artists

David Patten (lead artist) www.davidpatten.co.uk

muf www.muf.co.uk

Esther Rolinson www.estherrolinson.co.uk

Charlie Gallagher

Commissioner/client

Complex Development Projects (CDP) www.complexdevelopmentprojects.co.uk

Commenced

2000

Completed

Last commission installed spring 2006.

Location

Electric Wharf, Coventry

Scope

Designed as a live/work community with a total of 76 lofts, 21 new build, low-energy homes fronting the Coventry Canal and 27,000 sq ft of office space. Realised in three phases (phase three currently under construction)

Budget

£83,500 artists' fees, consultation, consultancy fees

£25,000 temporary projects

£100,000 'Trace Elements' production costs

£250,000 lead artist and architect input into the public realm and private areas

£220,000 landscaping

£5,000 carpark and bridge design development

£7,000 marketing and evaluation

Funding sources

Coventry City Council

Arts and Business

Arts Council England (Regional Arts Lottery Programme and Grants for the Arts)

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Advantage West Midlands

Project consultant and manager (arts)

Sam Wilkinson, InSite Arts

Other professionals

Larry Priest, Bryant Priest Newman Architects www.bryantpriestnewman.com

Harrabin Construction

PCPT Architects

Frank W Haywood & Associates, Coventry (structural engineers, Phase 1/ 2)

Price & Myers, London, (structural engineers/ designers of the bridge)

D W Pointer & Partners Ltd, Bromsgrove (mechanical and electrical services)

Contacts for further information

David Patten, mail@davidpatten.co.uk www.davidpatten.co.uk

Larry Priest, larry@bryantpriestnewman.com

Sam Wilkinson, InSite Arts info@insitearts.com

www.electricwharf.com

www.ixia-info.com where there is a short case-study of Electric Wharf