RIBA North to be "a place for everyone to discover more about architecture with exhibitions, talks and tours"
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that they will open a new national center for architecture—RIBA North—this June on the Liverpool Waterfront. Designed by Broadway Malyan, the center “will be a place for everyone to discover more about architecture with... View full entry
Brexit-lash: RIBA announces 60% of U.K. architects have seen projects delayed/cancelled
The effects of last summer's Brexit are starting to be measured within the architectural community, and they're dramatic: according to a press release issued by RIBA, in a survey of its members 40% of U.K.-based non British EU nationals are thinking about leaving the country, while 60% of RIBA's... View full entry
Paulo Mendes de Rocha Awarded Royal Gold Medal by RIBA
The Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes de Rocha has been awarded the prestigious Royal Gold Medal by he Royal Institute of British Architects. Presented on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, the medal is given in recognition of a person or group of person who has, over the course of a lifetime... View full entry
Norman Foster and RIBA announce 2017 "survival of cities" traveling scholarship
For the tenth year in a row, RIBA and Norman Foster are offering a traveling scholarship in the form of €7,000 (an increase over last year's €6,000) to the destination of the winning student's choice. Students can't enter directly: RIBA and CAA validated schools are allowed to submit only one... View full entry
The Murphy House wins 2016 RIBA House of the Year
The wait is over! Today, RIBA revealed Richard Murphy Architects' Murphy House in historic New Town, Edinburgh as the 2016 RIBA House of the Year. Henning Stummel Architects' Tin House in west London was also announced as the seventh shortlisted house. Architect Richard Murphy designed the... View full entry
One-to-One #49 with Yvonne Farrell, director of Grafton Architects – winners of the RIBA International Prize
Shortly after Grafton Architects won RIBA's inaugural International Prize for their UTEC campus in Lima, Peru, I spoke with the firm's director, Yvonne Farrell, to get the backstory to the project and discuss how the award might affect the firm in the long run. As an academic building, UTEC... View full entry
Modern Mews and The Garden House shortlisted for 2016 RIBA House of the Year
Just one spot left on the shortlist for the 2016 RIBA House of the Year, which distinguishes the most innovative house designed by a UK-based architect. The Institute announced today that Modern Mews by Coffey Architects and The Garden House by Hayhurst and Co. are the latest projects to join the... View full entry
RIBA announces 2016 President's Awards for Research winners
The Royal Institute of British Architects announced today four winners of the 2016 President's Awards for Research, which recognizes top-quality architectural research from academics and practitioners...This year's competition received 75 applications from 14 countries on five continents, making it the most competitive to date...
The winning research projects this year are:History and Theory: Dr Edward Denison, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, UK; Medhanie Teklemariam and Dawit Abraha, Asmara Heritage Project, EritreaProject: “Asmara – Africa’s Modernist City: UNESCO World Heritage Nomination”Cities and... View full entry
Covert House and Murphy House join 2016 RIBA House of the Year shortlist
RIBA is taking a little more time in revealing the shortlist for the 2016 House of the Year award. Most recently, RIBA announced that DSDHA's Covert House and the Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects have made it onto the shortlist, along with the Outhouse and Ansty Plum revealed last week.
Covert House, Clapham, South London by DSDHAMurphy House, Edinburgh by Richard Murphy ArchitectsFind more details about each project on Bustler.Related on Archinect:The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the YearGlass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's London 'Covert House' View full entry
The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the Year
Anticipation for the 2016 RIBA House of the Year winner builds up as competition grows narrower...Last Thursday, the first two houses in the shortlist were announced: Ansty Plum in Wiltshire by Coppin Dockray and the Outhouse in Forest of Dean by Loyn & Co Architects. After all seven shortlisted houses are unveiled, the House of the Year will finally be revealed on [BBC's “Grand Designs”] on December 15.
Here's a glimpse of the first two shortlisted houses.Outhouse, Forest of Dean by Loyn & Co ArchitectsAnsty Plum, Wiltshire by Coppin DockrayFind more about each project on Bustler.Related on Archinect:The Flint House wins RIBA House of the Year 2015Glass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's... View full entry
Grafton Architects' UTEC “vertical campus” wins inaugural RIBA International Prize
RIBA awarded their inaugural International Prize today to The Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) in Lima by Grafton Architects and Shell Arquitectos. Open to architects worldwide, the Prize is RIBA's very own recognition award for “civil architecture that empowers people and... View full entry
Preserving memory in 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize winner House of Trace
Tsuruta Architects' House of Trace was revealed as the 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize winner during a slew of big announcements at the RIBA Stirling Prize party in London yesterday...[In designing the House of Trace,] Tsuruta Architects wanted to preserve a “sense of everyday memory, while simultaneously allowing the new intervention to have its own identity.”
It surely must be a proud moment for London-based Tsuruta Architects, whose delightful old-meets-new House of Trace won the RIBA's 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize.More details on Bustler.Previously:RIBA announces 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist View full entry
Breaking: the Newport Street Gallery by Caruso St. John Architects wins the 2016 Stirling Prize
The news is in! The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has just announced the winner of the 2016 Stirling Prize: the Newport Street Gallery by Caruso St. John Architects. Considered to be the most prestigious prize in the United Kingdom, the Stirling is awarded to a British architect... View full entry
Paulo Mendes da Rocha wins RIBA Royal Gold Medal
Paulo Mendes da Rocha is attracting international recognition once again as he continues to rack up top-tier lifetime achievement awards this year. [...]
Awarded since 1848 and approved by the Queen of England, the Gold Medal is awarded to an individual or a group of people who have significantly influenced “the advancement of architecture either directly or indirectly”. da Rocha is the second Brazilian architect to win the accolade, joining Oscar Niemeyer who won it in 1998.
Paulo Mendes da Rocha is most known for his work establishing what would become Brazilian Brutalism. From Bustler:Spearheading the Brutalist movement in his native Sao Paulo, da Rocha is credited for transforming the city with his numerous cultural buildings, which are typically designed... View full entry
Níall McLaughlin wins RIBA 2016 Charles Jencks Award
“For me, architectural practice includes drawing, writing and building as interlinked activities. It is a continual ferrying between an engagement in the natural processes required to bring something reliable and concrete into being, and the need to clear a space for the expression of doubt, possibility and a half-glimpsed ideal...I am very grateful for the recognition.” — Níall McLaughlin
The RIBA revealed Níall McLaughlin as the 2016 Charles Jencks Award recipient today. Named after landscape designer and architectural theorist Charles Jencks, the award recognizes an individual or practice for their recent major contributions to architectural theory and practice... View full entry