Archinect - News 2014-10-02T04:46:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/109715900/sheila-o-donnell-john-tuomey-win-2015-riba-gold-medal-for-architecture Sheila O'Donnell + John Tuomey win 2015 RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture Justine Testado 2014-09-24T13:30:00-04:00 >2014-09-25T11:25:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dx/dxa2tg9i43afjuuk.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Irish architects Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey have been named the 2015 recipients of the prestigious RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture. Awarded since 1848 and personally approved by Her Majesty the Queen, the Gold Medal recognizes a lifetime's work of an architecturally influential person or group.</p><p>After training at the University College Dublin, O'Donnell and Tuomey previously worked together at Stirling Wilford Associates and Colquhoun &amp; Miller in London. They then co-founded their practice <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/109716704/o-donnell-tuomey-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects</a> in Dublin in 1988.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6z/6zahb8n1z9nz1nd0.jpg"></p><p>Taking part in "Group 91 Architects" in the early '90s, the husband and wife pair first gained recognition for their first permanent building, the Irish Film Institute (1991). Since then, O'Donnell and Tuomey have built private homes, schools, public housing, and community buildings -- many of their projects crafted in the couple's signature style of brick and sharp-lined geometric forms.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/81/81e89v8kb58ijzc8.jpg"></p><p>O&rsquo;Donnell + Tuomey have been shortlisted for the RIB...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82219747/architectural-historian-joseph-rykwert-receives-2014-royal-gold-medal-for-architecture Architectural historian Joseph Rykwert receives 2014 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture Alexander Walter 2013-09-19T15:32:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T21:12:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p6/p65zue6sccpv0zu1.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced celebrated architectural critic, historian and writer Joseph Rykwert as the recipient of the 2014 Royal Gold Medal.</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/66966293/peter-zumthor-riba-awards-gold-medal-to-architecture-s-man-of-mystery Peter Zumthor: RIBA awards gold medal to architecture's man of mystery Archinect 2013-02-05T11:34:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T17:06:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eb/eb4b096de4c5486fbff05f29792061a9.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>At the age of 69, he has only built around 20 projects, but each one has caused ripples. He is now courted by millionaires around the globe &ndash; from Spiderman's Tobey Maguire to Qatar's Sheikh Saud al-Thani &ndash; each desperate for a piece of his pure, unadulterated vision. He is the architect every architect wants to be, the inspiration every student cites. So how did the myth of the mountain man come to be?</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/58226818/peter-zumthor-to-receive-the-2013-royal-gold-medal-for-architecture Peter Zumthor to Receive the 2013 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture Alexander Walter 2012-09-28T19:07:00-04:00 >2013-09-19T14:36:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rj/rjryj8eer8qhj2bo.jpg" width="514" height="462" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Pritzker-winning architect Peter Zumthor has been announced as the recipient of the 2013 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture. Given in recognition of a lifetime&rsquo;s work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by the Queen of England and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence on the advancement of architecture.</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/30026241/herman-hertzberger-to-receive-the-2012-royal-gold-medal Herman Hertzberger to Receive the 2012 Royal Gold Medal Alexander Walter 2011-12-06T21:20:31-05:00 >2011-12-08T09:16:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1fnktbcuzluizmku.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has named internationally acclaimed Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger as the recipient of the 2012 Royal Gold Medal. Given in recognition of a lifetime's work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by the Queen of England and is awarded annually to a person or group of people whose influence on architecture has had a truly international effect.</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>