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Stirling Prize

The RIBA Stirling Prize 2011, sponsored by the AJ and Benchmark, was awarded to Zaha Hadid Architects at a ceremony in MAGNA Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham, South Yorkshire on October 1

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Velodrome leak caused by careless workman

Leaking earlier this week at Hopkins’ Olympic velodrome has been blamed on damage caused by a workman

O'Donnell + Tuomey's revised Photographers' Gallery (May 2012) - exterior with signage

Wraps taken off O’Donnell + Tuomey's Photographers’ Gallery

O’Donnell + Tuomey’s new home for The Photographers’ Gallery in the heart of London’s Soho will open next week (19 May)

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Stirling Prize school ‘should go mainstream’ says Zaha

Zaha Hadid says Evelyn Grace Academy could be the answer to social unrest and uninspired youth

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Modern megalith: Dolmen House by MacGabhann Architects

10-Apr-2014

An ancient stone portal was the inspiration for MacGabhann Architects’ Dolmen House in north-west Ireland, writes Charles Rattray. Photography by Dennis Gilbert

Skyline

Rowan Moore: London’s high-rise free-for-all

3-Apr-2014

With hundreds of skyscrapers planned for London, we need new guidelines to ensure they are of high quality, says Rowan Moore

Visualisation of The Quill, SPPARC's student accommodation block at London Bridge

Peter Murray: We need a Skyline Commission

3-Apr-2014

A Skyline Commission would ensure an holistic view of tall building development in the capital, says Peter Murray

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Crowd pleaser: Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

28-Mar-2014

Haworth Tompkins’ master performance at the Everyman Theatre has given Liverpool a satisfyingly schizophrenic landmark, writes Jay Merrick. Photography by Philip Vile

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Ramped up: Kunsthal Rotterdam refurbishment by OMA

28-Mar-2014

OMA’s update of its 1992 Kunsthal Rotterdam has refined the circulation, including the signature ramp, writes Hattie Hartman

The northern facade. The 77m spire refers to the Paris Pompidou’s year of opening

Centre Pompidou-Metz by Shigeru Ban Architects & Jean de Gastines Architectes, France

24-Mar-2014

This review of Shigeru Ban’s Centre Pompidou-Metz first appeared in the Architectural Review

RIBA

'Streamlined' RIBA Awards open for entries

The RIBA has called on architects to submit projects to its ‘simplified’ annual awards programme

Scotland: Scotstoun House, Edinburgh by HAA Design. Image by  Alan Mcteer

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – Work

Beautifully crafted buildings, a strong focus on low-carbon design, and innovative re-use and extension characterise the best of workplace architecture this year

East: The Centre for Competitive Creative Design, at Cranfield Univeristy Bedfordshire by Niall McLaughlin Architects. Image by Nick Kane

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – Campus

A strong year for campus architecture with expressive, modernist projects by architects familiar to the RIBA Awards

London: Evelyn Grace Academy by Zaha Hadid Architects. Image by Luke Hayes

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – School

Over half of this year’s award-winning schools are in London and the South East

East: Bavent House, Reydon by Hudson Architects. Image by James Brittain

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – House

Nearly one in five RIBA Awards were given to the architects of one-off houses this year

East: Reception/RSPB Hide Complex, Titchwell by Haysom Ward Miller Architects. Image by Mike Page

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – Leisure

This has been a very good year for leisure buildings, but it seems to be London and the South East that are having most of the fun, with only one project in the north of the country

London: Bear Lane by Panter Hudspith Architects. Image by Panter Hudspith Architects

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – Housing

The housing sector was never going to provide many winners this year. Just seven winning projects, two more than 2010, show that the housing ecovery is going to be slow

East Midlands: Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre by OMI Architects. Image by Daniel Hopkinson

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – Public

This year there are less fireworks in this category, which notched up half the Stirling Prize finalists in 2010 - including the winner, Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI museum

Wessex: CircleBath Hospital by Foster and Partners. Image by Nigel Young

RIBA Award Winners 2011 – Health

Only five awards for this neglected category and nothing in London

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Stirling Prize school ‘should go mainstream’ says Zaha

Zaha Hadid says Evelyn Grace Academy could be the answer to social unrest and uninspired youth

Buildings, interviews and opinion from the Stirling shortlist

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