All the shortlisted buildings were selected from the winners of the RIBA Awards and RIBA European Awards, announced earlier this year .
The five special awards are: the Crown Estate Conservation Award; the RIBA/CABE Inclusive Design Award; the Stephen Lawrence Prize, the RIBA/Sorrell Foundation Schools Award; and the RIBA/English Partnerships Sustainability Award.
The Crown Estate Conservation Award is presented to 'the best work of conservation that demonstrates the successful restoration and/or adaptation of an architecturally significant building.' The shortlist is:
The RIBA/CABE Inclusive Design Award celebrates 'inclusivity in building design and demonstrates good design results in environments that are safe, convenient and enjoyable to use'. The shortlist is:
The Stephen Lawrence Prize 'rewards the best examples of projects that have a construction budget of less than £1 million.' The shortlist is:
The RIBA/Sorrell Foundation Schools Award - a new prize for 2007 - will award £5,000 to the best RIBA Award-winning school (primary or secondary). The shortlist is:
The RIBA/English Partnerships Sustainability Award is 'for the building that demonstrates most elegantly and durably the principles of sustainable architecture'. The shortlist is:
The winners will be announced as part of the RIBA Stirling Prize dinner in association with The Architects' Journal on Saturday 6 October.
For further details of these projects visit www.ajplus.co.uk/stirling