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Shortlist announced for 1998 BCIA awards scheme


Schemes by more than 20 architects have been shortlisted in the 1998 British Construction Industry Awards scheme, sponsored by aj, New Civil Engineer and the Daily Telegraph.

Shortlisted schemes in the small projects category include: the Putney Bridge bar and restaurant by Paskin Kyriakides Sands; the Angel of the North sculpture, Gateshead, by Anthony Gormley; Haileybury Pool at Haileybury School, Hertford, by Studio E; the Challenge of Materials Gallery at the Science Museum, by Chris Wilkinson Architects and Jasper Jacobs; Bar Rouge in Brindleyplace, Birmingham, by czwg; and the isma centre, University of Reading, by RickMather Architects.

In the building category, the nine shortlisted schemes are: the Berrill Building at the Open University, by Feilden Clegg; the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, by Tim Ronalds; the Ruskin Library at Lancaster University, by MacCormac Jamieson Prichard; the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Glasgow, by Foster & Partners; the pgi/ Cummins factory, Ramsgate, by Bennetts Associates; the post-fire restoration at Windsor Castle, by Sidell Gibson and Donald Insall Associates; the Selfridges Central Escalator installation, by John Herbert Partnership; the Mistral Building, Reading, by Foster & Partners; and the Reebok Stadium, Bolton, by LobbPartnership.

In the major-project category, there are four buildings and five civil- engineering schemes shortlisted. The buildings are the new Jubilee Line Station at Waterloo, by London Underground architect Roland Paoletti; British Airways Waterside, at Heathrow, by Niels Torp; the new No 1 Court, Wimbledon, by Building Design Partnership; and hm Prison Altcourse, Liverpool, by Tarmac Special Projects.

Three of the seven shortlisted projects for the International Award are buildings. They comprise the Yapi Kredi Bank Operations Centre, Istanbul, by John McAslan & Partners; Hong Kong International Airport Terminal, by Foster & Partners; and the Glass Cube Reading Room, Riyadh, by engineer Dewhurst Macfarlane.

Paul Finch

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