An 18-storey commercial office development for the site formerly occupied by Richard Seifert’s 1960s Royex House.
Judges’ comments ‘The project does much to improve the urban realm by creating, improving and connecting public spaces in an area of the city notoriously difficult to resolve. Granite, concrete and flowing water features add visual interest to the street.’
Client Scottish Widows
Project value £72 million
Completion date October 2007
The shortlist in full - click on each for full descriptions, citations and more images
Maggie’s Centre, London, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Bodegas Protos, Spain, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Fuglsang Kunstmuseum, Denmark, Tony Fretton Architects
5 Aldermanbury Square’ London, Eric Parry Architects
Liverpoool One Masterplan, Liverpool, BDP
Kentish Town Health Centre, London, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
The winner will be announced at a ceremony in London’s Old Billingsgate Market on 17 October and will again be televsied by Channel 4.