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Foster and Partners' Duxford air museum bagged two major awards: November's Stirling Prize; and June's rfac building of the year (jointly with Sidell Gibson and Donald Insall's Windsor Castle Lantern Lobby). Aberdeen Maritime Museum, designed by the city council, won the Scottish Architectural Awards' best building. Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer was the Royal Gold Medallist. The biggest prize, the £130,000 Carlsberg award, went to Swiss Peter Zumthor. Renzo Piano took the Pritzker, and us landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson was the first winner of the Jane Drew Prize. Ian Ritchie won the Stephen Lawrence prize for his 'cultural greenhouse' in the Dordogne. An office study model by James Burland of Arup Associates scooped the aj/Bovis award at the ra Summer Show. Pierre d'Avoine was the Concept House winner. Exhibitions included Archigram in Manchester and several shows to celebrate Alvar Aalto's centenary.

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