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AJ Retrofit Awards finalists 2018: Cultural and listed buildings

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The AJ can reveal the penultimate set of finalists vying for this year’s AJ Retrofit Awards. Today: Cultural and listed buildings

The contenders in the cultural buildings categories include Kettle’s Yard by Jamie Fobert Architects, the Garden Museum by Dow Jones Architects and Ian Ritchie’s Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall for the Royal Academy of Music.

The shortlists for the two listed building prizes include projects by Emrys Architects, Seth Stein Architects, Sjolander da Cruz Architects, Studio Kyson and Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.

The 2018 winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Brewery in London on 12 September. To book your place, call Maddie on 020 3953 2675 or email Maddie.Odell@emap.com.


Cultural Buildings – Museums and Galleries  

  • One Paved Court by Allies and Morrison
  • V&A Members’ Room by Carmody Groarke
  • Paisley: The Secret Collection by Collective Architecture
  • Whitehall Museum by Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture
  • Garden Museum by Dow Jones Architects
  • Kettle’s Yard by Jamie Fobert Architects
  • Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China & South Asia, British Museum by Nissen Richards Studio

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Dow Jones A GM AnthonyColeman 04

Source: Anthony Coleman

Garden Museum by Dow Jones Architects

Cultural Buildings – Performance and Events 

  • Refurbishment and Restoration of the Victoria Palace Theatre by Aedas
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall Café and Interval Bar by Archer Humphryes Architects
  • Southbank Centre by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • Omved Gardens by HASA Architects
  • The Corn Hall by Hudson Architects
  • Royal Academy of Music – The Susie Sainsbury Theatre and The Angela Burgess Recital Hall by Ian Ritchie Architects 
  • St Cecilia’s Hall, University of Edinburgh by Page\Park Architects
  • Darlington Civic Theatre and Theatre Hullabaloo by Space Architects

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Hasa highgate 11

Omved Gardens by HASA Architects

Listed Building – under £5 million

  • Southall Manor House by Architecture 00
  • ‘Opening Doors’, York Mansion House by De Matos Ryan
  • The Forge by Emrys Architects 
  • The Borders Distillery by Gray Macpherson Architects 
  • The Dunbar Battery by rankinfraser landscape architecture
  • Converted Schoolhouse in Marylebone by Seth Stein Architects
  • Squirrel Works by Sjolander da Cruz Architects
  • 15 Soho Square by Studio Kyson
  • Golden Lane Community Centre by Studio Partington

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Emrys Craft Central at The Forge Credit Alan Williams 44.

Source: Alan Williams

The Forge by Emrys Architects

Listed Building – over £5 million
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  • Television Centre by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
  • Lambeth Town Hall by Cartwright Pickard
  • Hackney Town Hall by Hawkins\Brown
  • The Hoover Building by Interrobang Architecture + Engineering
  • The Piece Hall and Calderdale Central Library and Archives by LDN Architects
  • The Garment Factory, Glasgow by Morgan McDonnell Architecture

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Television Centre by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

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