RIBA AWARDS - NORTH EAST
Jury Chair - Andrew Taylor Lay Assessor - Andy Paton Regional Representative - Dolan Conway
YORKSHIRE Jury Chair - Andrew Taylor Lay Assessor - Emma England Regional Representative - Jonathan Adams
MIDDLESBROUGH INSTITUTE OF MODERN ART, MIDDLESBROUGH Architect: Erick Van Egeraat associated architects www. eea-architects. com Client: Middlesbrough Council The gallery, sitting alongside a redesigned public square, is part of the town's renewal.
Limestone and glass are striking, with an inviting openness. The front glass wall encloses a foyer with stairs to various gallery levels.
Contract value: £13.8 million
THE RIVERGREEN CENTRE, DURHAM Architect: Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall www. jddk. co. uk Client: Rivergreen Development This serviced office and conference development on the edge of Durham has a minimised impact on its immediate surroundings. It provides accommodation for up to 300 people in offices ranging from one person to 100 open plan. The conference facility can accommodate 200.
Conract value: £6.4 million
DANCE CITY, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Architect: Malcolm Fraser Architects www. malcolmfraser. co. uk Client: Dance City Studios, a dance-lab and offices are arranged around a social atrium. A café by the front door looks on to a new urban square. Studios and theatre are contained in heavyweight brick-diaphragm box wings, with open-plan offices in frame-and-glass spaces.
Contract value: £4.7 million