Projects by Make, FaulknerBrowns, Orms and Feldmann Architects have been shortlisted for the 2015 RIBA East Midlands Awards
Eleven schemes have been nominated for the regional gongs, including the Derby Arena by FaulknerBrowns, Silverstone University Technical College by HKS Architects, Uppingham School Science Centre in Rutland by Orms and The Barn at the University of Nottingham by Make. The shortlist also includes a number of private houses.
RIBA East Midlands chair, Valeria Passetti said: ‘I’m delighted that 11 projects have been recognised for their architectural excellence and shortlisted for the RIBA East Midlands Awards 2015. Over half of this year’s shortlist comprises projects entered by East Midlands-based architects and it’s truly inspiring to see the high-quality work of so many regional architects being celebrated in this way.’
The full list of shortlisted schemes
- Archbishop’s Palace, Southwell by Mark Goodwill-Hodgson
- Derby Arena by FaulknerBrowns Architects
- King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester by Maber
- Leicester Market Food Hall by Greig + Stephenson
- Parkside, Matlock by Evans Vettori Architects
- Private house, Leicester by Feldmann Architects
- Private house, Tur Langton, Leicestershire by Leaf Architecture & Design
- Silverstone University Technical College, Northamptonshire by HKS Architects
- The Barn, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington, Nottinghamshire by Make Architects
- Uppingham School Science Centre, Uppingham, Rutland by Orms
- Yoga Studio, Hathersage by Studio Gedye
The winning buildings will be announced at the RIBA East Midlands Awards, Wednesday 22 April at Leicester Cathedral.
The awards event will be hosted by architectural historian and BBC presenter Jonathan Foyle and will also include a presentation by van Heyningen and Haward Architects, who have been responsible for designing the re-ordering of the cathedral.
Those collecting national awards will then be considered for the 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize.