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In pictures: The RIBA Stirling Prize 2011

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An evening of surprises for the hundreds gathered at Stirling Prize ceremony as the Evelyn Grace Academy gives Zaha Hadid the most prestigious award in UK architecture for the second year in a row

A wealth of the country’s leading architects were joined by hosts Kevin McCloud and Radio Five’s Fi Glover in the Magna Centre, Rotherham on Saturday night (1 October).

The Stirling Prize 2011 ceremony, held at Wilkinson Eyre's Magna Centre in Rotherham

The Stirling Prize 2011 ceremony, held at Wilkinson Eyre’s huge Magna Centre in Rotherham - itself a Stirling Prize winner

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  • Of course Zaha Hadid is going to be the front-runner for any prize named after James Stirling. If the architectural community had wanted to reward self-effacing excellence, it would have named its award the Pevsner Prize. (Hmmm, there's an idea.)

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