The AJ team caught the immediate reactions of people at the party to Chipperfield’s win. This was one of the most universally popular decisions, but there were a few dissenters...
Tom Bloxham, Urban Splash
They were six fantastic buildings. When we were travelling around looking at them, there were lots of arguments going on. Rem Koolhaas's building was a truly iconic design. The Young Vic has transformed The Cut. Dresden was a beautiful roof. Glenn Howells' was wonderfully sympathetic to its surroundings, and Valencia was very innovative. But I think the Museum of Modern Literature deserved to win. The details were simply fantastic, right down to the compartment that held the fire extinguisher.