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Revealed: 2015 RIBA Yorkshire Awards shortlist

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Schemes by Populous, Prue Chiles and HLM have been shortlisted for the 2015 RIBA Yorkshire Awards

RIBA Yorkshire has chosen eleven projects in the running for regional awards with three education buildings, three houses, a workspace, a retail outlet, a cathedral and an aerofoil-shaped events space contesting the accolades.

Schemes shortlisted for the Yorkshire regional awards include University Technical College in Sheffield by HLM Architects, the First Direct Arena by Populous, Leeds College of Music by Damtonegs Architects and Sum Studios by Studio Gedye.

The regional prize highlights outstanding architecture in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Speaking about the nominations Emma England, regional director of RIBA Yorkshire said: ‘We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the RIBA Yorkshire 2015 awards. It is a particularly diverse list of projects in terms of budget, building type and locations. I’m looking forward to taking the jury to visit the buildings and deciding the results.’

The full list of shortlisted schemes

  • 35 Ben Rhydding Road, Ilkley by Halliday Clark Architects
  • First Direct Arena, Leeds by Populous
  • John Lewis at Vangarde, York by DLA Architecture
  • Leeds College of Music, Leeds by Darntonegs Architects
  • Ranmoor Road, Sheffield by Studio Gedye
  • Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield by Thomas Ford and Partners
  • Sheffield Hallam University, Heart of the Campus, Sheffield by HLM Architects
  • Sum Studios, Sheffield by Studio Gedye
  • The Blackburn Wing, Wetherby by The Harris Partnership
  • The Knitters House, Holmfirth by Prue Chiles Architects
  • University Technical College, Sheffield by HLM Architects

All shortlisted buildings will be assessed by a regional jury, with the winners of the RIBA Yorkshire 2015 Awards announced on the evening of Thursday 23 April.

Those collecting national awards will then be considered for the 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize.

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