Archinect - News 2014-10-23T15:34:51-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/111493176/haworth-tompkins-everyman-theatre-wins-the-riba-stirling-prize-2014 Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-17T14:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T23:25:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fc/fctuoylzlczgve7y.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Haworth Tompkins architects spent nine years transforming the rundown historic Everyman Theatre in Liverpool into the building it is today. Those nine years were well worth it, as Haworth Tompkins just won the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 for the UK's best new building of the year.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kc/kcnaou4n1d1uon65.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/gl47mdsrmw8yf67n.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/16/161lsxtpcftty8dp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zg/zgpqmbybkvl6zjps.jpg"></p><p>Find more photos and project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/haworth_tompkins_everyman_theatre_wins_the_riba_stirling_prize_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104407067/2014-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist-is-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist is revealed</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104940407/stirling-prize-2014-what-should-we-value-in-architecture Stirling Prize 2014: what should we value in architecture? Alexander Walter 2014-07-24T13:38:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T19:46:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2bf9e26042c889cd9bb45328b8cc8b2c.jpg" width="514" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This year&rsquo;s contenders for the prestigious Stirling Prize were recently announced. The prize is supposed to be &ldquo;presented to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to the evolution of architecture&rdquo;. &ldquo;Evolution&rdquo; is an interesting choice of term, and the prize has a long way to go if it is to achieve this goal. [...] Each year the Stirling prize inevitably raises a discussion about architectural values. What is good architecture?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104407067/2014-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist-is-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist is revealed</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104407067/2014-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist-is-revealed 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist is revealed Justine Testado 2014-07-17T15:48:00-04:00 >2014-07-22T18:10:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k9/k99hzfpjebnys8zg.jpg" width="514" height="491" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's that time of year again. Six buildings were just announced for the 2014 shortlist of the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for best new building in the UK. Each contender will be judged particularly for its design excellence and its significance in the evolution of architecture and the built environment.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d5/d5fwq6ead6dytsba.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i8/i8xc0q4lsr3ilzb2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0j/0jcdmp76uhwdmlfe.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bpgly1r9shwt06gn.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9g/9gyqkdl6yb5ihpsk.jpg"></p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/2014_riba_stirling_prize_shortlist_is_revealed/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102572395/2014-riba-national-award-winners 2014 RIBA National Award Winners Alexander Walter 2014-06-23T19:45:00-04:00 >2014-06-30T22:51:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ud/ud1itwzrm3n2zx1o.jpg" width="514" height="247" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the winners of the 2014 RIBA National Awards. With 44 buildings in the UK and 12 buildings elsewhere in the European Union, the selected projects will now have the chance to make the shortlist for the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded annually to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a small image selection of 2014 Award Winners:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kv/kv212bknjm55m9g1.jpg"></p><p>London: TNG Youth and Community Centre by RCKa. Photo: Jakob Spriestersbach</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7l/7lpzxwtp7q1719o7.jpg"></p><p>London: London Bridge Tower (The Shard) by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Photo: Michel Denance</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/66/66922bbyl2uzz10m.jpg"></p><p>West Midlands: Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo. Photo: Mecanoo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bo/bol265yvm30t3uuk.jpg"></p><p>London: London Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects. Photo: Hufton + Crow</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w9/w9vet5v8zlmm5a4e.jpg"></p><p>European Union: The Blue Planet, Kastrup, Denmark by 3XN. Photo: Adamm Moerk</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3g66ms0moc8a84g.jpg"></p><p>East: Britten-Pears Archive by Stanton Williams. Photo: Hufton + Crow</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o3/o31cry3i15g7wj3i.jpg"></p><p>Scotland: House no.7 by Denizen Works. Photo: David Barbour</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/afq6a0jfo9a8kg1p.jpg"></p><p>European Union: Metrostation Kraaiennest, Amsterdam by Maccreanor Lavington. Photo: Luuk Kramer</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rn/rn70q04fzqoxenhg.jpg"></p><p>London: Lens House by Alison Brooks Architects. Photo: Paul Riddle</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nd/ndv2lhpg1qp2xtwz.jpg"></p><p>European Union: Marseille Vieux Port by Foster + Partners. Photo: Nigel Young</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rj/rj4fnlfmoeethwkq.jpg"></p><p>South: Mary Rose Museum by Wilkinson Eyre with Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will. Photo: Richard Chivers</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/01/01473wk84klmyjjq.jpg"></p><p>Library and Learning Centre, Vienna by Zaha Hadid Architects. Photo: Roland Halbe</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9v/9vft0qw2whycuvmg.jpg"></p><p>South East: ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82770268/riba-stirling-prize-2013-goes-to-astley-castle-by-witherford-watson-mann-architects RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 goes to Astley Castle by Witherford Watson Mann Architects Alexander Walter 2013-09-26T18:48:00-04:00 >2013-09-30T17:27:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yz/yzunoheljbea4mj9.jpg" width="514" height="401" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winner of the 2013 Stirling Prize was announced at a special ceremony in London tonight: Astley Castle, a groundbreaking modern holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of an ancient moated castle, in Warwickshire, England by London-based Witherford Watson Mann Architects has won the coveted trophy for the best building of the year.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77385157/2013-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s3/s3pncula9047319y.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dm/dm9lb2b1l0jqs4m0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gnxvddrgmalenm9o.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d2/d24othq2zeg5ure7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eq/eqh4bjjzfc6xogyx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gh/ghtygfdqnod9df12.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/js/jsnylna1wehourtq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/64/64jcpjj2w1v500ib.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79911281/limerick-s-medical-school-architecture-with-a-scalpel Limerick's medical school: architecture with a scalpel Archinect 2013-08-20T13:18:00-04:00 >2013-08-20T14:08:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8z/8zidyavc2gnggl5g.jpg" width="514" height="689" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The project &ndash; also comprising student accommodation in the form of gently angled big brick structures that meander down the hillside &ndash; is the work of Dublin-based Grafton Architects. The firm have created a sublime ensemble that's now in the running for best building of the year, having been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling prize. It would be my choice to win, given how radically it has reinvented two building types often consigned to dismal mediocrity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77385157/2013-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see other contenders for this year's RIBA Stirling Prize.</p> <p> Grafton Architects are also being featured in the upcoming exhibit <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/79859022/sensing-spaces-architecture-reimagined-at-the-royal-academy-of-arts-in-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined</em></a> at London's Royal Academy of Arts.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/77385157/2013-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Alexander Walter 2013-07-18T20:00:00-04:00 >2013-09-26T18:59:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ix/ix2znkjaz436cxkt.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects today announced the UK &amp; Ireland's six top projects shortlisted for the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize. The selected buildings will now go head to head for the prestigious prize, and the winner will be announced on the evening of Thursday, September 26th in London at Central Saint Martins, King&rsquo;s Cross, designed by last year&rsquo;s RIBA Stirling Prize winner Stanton Williams.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Also announced today: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77389179/2013-riba-lubetkin-prize-shortlists-three-international-buildings" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize Shortlists Three International Buildings</a></p> <p> <strong>UPDATE: </strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82770268/riba-stirling-prize-2013-goes-to-astley-castle-by-witherford-watson-mann-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 goes to Astley Castle by Witherford Watson Mann Architects</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59235230/no-more-noddy-boxes-design-judges-dismay-at-british-buildings No more noddy boxes! Design judges' dismay at British buildings Archinect 2012-10-13T17:30:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T11:49:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ad/adubutr9iljhiucs.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"There is a lack of feeling and lack of care for quality of design in retail parks and many dispiriting residential and office developments." In particular, he said he was concerned that architectural education is becoming "over theorised" and lacking in practical experience. The quality of architecture in Britain is falling behind that of continental rivals, particularly Scandinavia and the Netherlands, he said.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/59233827/sainsbury-laboratory-is-the-2012-riba-stirling-prize-winner Sainsbury Laboratory is the 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize Winner Archinect 2012-10-13T16:58:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T15:17:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qh/qhhm0ev1fnwyb7o7.jpg" width="514" height="251" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Stanton Williams&rsquo; Sainsbury Laboratory has won the 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize. The winner was announced at a special event in Manchester on Saturday 13th October. The building is situated on the northern edge of the University of Cambridge&rsquo;s Botanic Gardens.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/54106267/2012-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Alexander Walter 2012-07-24T14:59:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T09:46:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8q/8qgxhl37to27ntgs.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has revealed the 2012 shortlist for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize. Heritage and education are strong themes in this year&rsquo;s shortlist with the success of the Sainsbury Laboratory housing Darwin&rsquo;s collection, New Court&rsquo;s careful integration of the Rothschild&rsquo;s art collection into its design and both the Lyric Theatre and Hepworth Wakefield skillfully creating exceptional new homes for regional arts.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/22631884/big-riba-award-winners-roundup-on-bustler Big RIBA Award Winners Roundup on Bustler Alexander Walter 2011-10-03T18:03:39-04:00 >2011-10-03T20:37:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aj/ajoyhannuerfgbnc.jpg" width="514" height="221" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Last Saturday, October 1, the Royal Institute of Architects, RIBA, not only awarded the 2011 Stirling Prize to Zaha Hadid Architects for the best new European building built or designed in the United Kingdom&mdash;the office's second consecutive Stirling Prize win&mdash;but also presented this year's winners of the prestigious RIBA Lubetkin Prize, Stephen Lawrence Prize, and RIBA Client of the Year.</p> <p> On our sister site <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>, we introduce the award winners in detail:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/stirling_prize_goes_to_zaha_hadid_architects_again/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Stirling Prize:</strong> Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton/south London, UK by Zaha Hadid Architects</a> (also in the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/22403506/evelyn-grace-academy-in-london-by-zaha-hadid-architects-wins-the-riba-stirling-prize-2011-for-the-best-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect News</a>)</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wohas_the_met_building_in_bangkok_wins_riba_lubetkin_prize_2011/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Lubetkin Prize:</strong> The Met in Bangkok, Thailand by WOHA</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/st_patricks_school_library_and_music_room_wins_the_ribas_2011_stephen_lawre/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Stephen Lawrence Prize:</strong> St. Patrick&rsquo;s School Library and Music Room in London, UK by Coffey Architects</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_royal_shakespeare_company_named_2011_riba_client_of_the_year/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA Client of the Year:</strong> The Royal Shakespeare Company</a></li> </ul><p> Check the image gallery below for images of the 2011 award winners.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/22403506/evelyn-grace-academy-in-london-by-zaha-hadid-architects-wins-the-riba-stirling-prize-2011-for-the-best-building-of-the-year Evelyn Grace Academy in London by Zaha Hadid Architects wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2011 for the best building of the year Archinect 2011-10-01T18:39:02-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cw/cwk9z3szuulws7wi.jpg" width="514" height="417" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Evelyn Grace Academy, a cutting-edge new secondary school in Brixton, south London by Zaha Hadid Architects has won the prestigious &pound;20,000 RIBA Stirling Prize 2011 for the best new European building built or designed in the United Kingdom. This is the second year running that Zaha Hadid Architects have won the RIBA Stirling Prize; last year they won the award for their MAXXI Museum of 21st Century Art in Rome...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/14620235/riba-stirling-prize-2011-shortlist-announced RIBA Stirling Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced Alexander Walter 2011-07-25T13:57:34-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9a/9ac7cxa6htxdsllp.jpg" width="514" height="494" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled the shortlist for the prestigious &pound;20,000 ($32.5K) RIBA Stirling Prize. This year is the first time the shortlist includes practices who have all previously been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize; and also includes two RIBA Stirling Prize winners: David Chipperfield Architects and Zaha Hadid Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/101600/zaha-hadid-s-maxxi-museum-takes-2010-stirling-prize Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI Museum Takes 2010 Stirling Prize Alexander Walter 2010-10-04T12:19:00-04:00 >2012-10-13T17:40:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yc/yct51izxymlc7hqa.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome by Zaha Hadid Architects has won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010. <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/stirling_prize_2010_goes_to_zaha_hadids_maxxi_museum_in_rome/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92948/rogers-team-wins-stirling-prize-for-maggie-s-centre Rogers' team wins Stirling Prize for Maggie's Centre stargazer 2009-10-18T00:19:00-04:00 >2012-10-13T17:37:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j6/j6kthvoy7awfnmve.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> British architecture gives its top award to Richard Rogers in the year of his bruising public row with Prince Charles.<br> British architecture gives its top award to Richard Rogers in the year of his bruising public row with Prince Charles.<br><br> The cancer support centre in west London was commissioned by Charles Jencks, whose wife Maggie died of the disease. There are already five Maggie&rsquo;s Centres in Scotland, including designs by Frank Gehry (Dundee) and Zaha Hadid (Fife).<br><br> In his acceptance speech Rogers said: &lsquo;The one person missing here is Maggie. She will certainly be the person I am thinking of.&rsquo;<br><br> This prize tops a turbulent year which saw Rogers fall out with Prince Charles, who he saw as responsible for his removal from the &pound;1bn Chelsea Barracks scheme. Rogers has previously won the Stirling Prize in 2006 for his Madrid Barajas airport terminal.<br><br> RIBA President Ruth Reed, who presented Rogers with the award, said: &lsquo;The shortlist for this year&rsquo;s RIBA Stirling Prize was of an exc...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65680/stirling-prize-winner Stirling Prize Winner Ananth 2007-10-06T21:46:00-04:00 >2012-10-13T17:38:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sh/sh4cczm1d6nhv8iz.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Seems like Foster's prot&eacute;g&eacute; beat him to the Stirling Prize. <a href="http://www.architecture.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield takes the 2007 award</a></p>