RIBA Special Award winners announced
The winners of the five RIBA special awards were also announced at the Stirling Prize dinner on 6 October.
Alison Brooks Architects picked up her second consecutive special award, winning the Manser Medal this year for The Salt House in Essex, a smooth-timbered seaside house. The Manser Medal, which is sponsored by the Rooflight Company, is for the best one-off house designed by an architect in the UK. In 2006 Alison Brooks won the Stephen Lawrence Prize for her Wrap House.