Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

AJ exclusive: 2013 Manser Medal shortlist revealed

  • Comment

Witherford Watson Mann’s Stirling Prize contender Astley Castle has been named on the five-strong shortlist vying for the ‘best house in the UK’ award

The practice’s sensitive renewal of a dilipidated castle in rural Warwickshire is shortlisted for the Manser Medal alongside two other National RIBA Award winners - Carl Turner’s Slip House and Crowbrook by 2006 Manser Medal victors Knox Bhavan Architects.

A pair of Regional RIBA Award winners, Downley House by Birds Portchmouth Russum Architects and ShedKM’s Rockmount, complete the list.

This year’s judging panel include architects, Michael Manser, Hugh Broughton, Joe Morris and Caroline Cole, along with Tony Chapman, RIBA Head of Awards.

The winner will be announced at the RIBA Stirling Prize party on Thursday 26 September in London. The winning architect will receive a trophy designed by the artist Petr Weigl.

Last year’s medal was awarded to Maison L by architecturepossibles and previous winners include Hampstead Lane by Duggan Morris (2011) and Pitman Tozer Architects’ Gap House (2009).

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs