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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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Owen Pritchard on FAT's House for Essex

21-Aug-2015

Owen Pritchard takes a look around FAT’s final project - an ‘ultimate decorated shed’

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Owen Hatherley on FAT's House for Essex

21-Aug-2015

The small structure almost collapses under the weight of FAT, Grayson Perry and Alain de Botton’s ideas, says Owen Hatherley

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Views on FAT's House for Essex

21-Aug-2015

Grayson Perry, engineer Jane Wernick, neighbour Kate Kincaid, Living Architecture’s Mark Robinson and architect Charles Holland give their views on the House for Essex

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Split House by Alma-nac

7-Aug-2015

Owen Pritchard looks at an up-and-coming practice whose first new-build project, a through-life house in East Sussex, combines elegance with confidence

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Are our homes making people sick?

7-Aug-2015

New research by Cartwright Pickard Architects and the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit suggests improved energy efficiency in our homes may be having unintended consequences for occupants’ health 

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Vaulted House by vPPR Architects

6-Aug-2015

vPPR has once again proved it can handle a difficult infill site with this light-filled home, says Laura Mark

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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