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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


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)


Stirling Prize school ‘should go mainstream’ says Zaha

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

North Vat - Rodic Davison

North Vat by Rodić Davidson Architects


The bleak Kent headland of Dungeness has become the site for a number of architect-designed homes. Jay Merrick visits the latest addition


Hart Street House by Richard Murphy Architects


Forget RIBA House of the Year – Richard Murphy’s Edinburgh home is the AJ’s house of the year, writes Rory Olcayto

Elder and Canon Laurieston Housing

The Gorbals transformed


Page\Park and Elder & Cannon’s Lauriston Transformational Regeneration Area updates the traditional Glasgow tenement, retaining its scale while accommodating concerns of light, space and greenery

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop & Creative Labs. Sutherland Hussey Harris Architects.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop by Sutherland Hussey Harris


With its cloister and campanile, this workshop complex in Scotland’s capital city can be seen as a tribute to Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s St Bride’s Church, writes Johnny Rodger


House Plan: George Saumarez Smith on Henry Roberts' home for destitute sailors


In the latest in the AJ’s ongoing series looking at influential housing plans, George Saumarez Smith looks at Henry Roberts’ house for destitute sailors in Whitechapel

New Street Station Birmingham

Birmingham New Street Station by AZPML, Atkins and Haskoll


A new icon in a city of icons, Birmingham New Street Station might be a triumph of function over form, writes Owen Pritchard


'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


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

Zaha Hadid Architects

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

O'Donnell + Tuomey


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