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5 Aldermanbury Square, London, by Eric Parry Architects

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

Size 35,165m2

Odds 9/2

The shortlist in full - click on each for full descriptions, citations and more images

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.

Click here for Kieran Long’s opinion on the shortlist, and his proposed alternative

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