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RIBA Stirling Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced
Posted: Monday, July 25, 2011 |

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled the shortlist for the prestigious £20,000 ($32.5K) RIBA Stirling Prize. This year is the first time the shortlist includes practices who have all previously been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize; and also includes two RIBA Stirling Prize winners: David Chipperfield Architects and Zaha Hadid Architects.

The panel of judges includes Angela Brady, Chair of the judges and RIBA President; Sir Peter Cook - architect and academic, formerly of Royal Gold Medal winning Achigram; Hanif Kara - engineer, Adams Kara Taylor, and Dan Pearson - landscape designer and RIBA Honorary Fellow.

The six buildings competing for this year's title are:

Evelyn Grace Academy, London, UK by Zaha Hadid (Photo: Luke Hayes)

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Evelyn Grace Academy, London, UK by Zaha Hadid (Photo: Luke Hayes)

Evelyn Grace Academy

Shakespeare Road, London SE24
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects  
Client: ARK Schools
Contractor: Mace Plus
Structural Engineer: Arup
Contract Value: £37.5m
Date of completion: 2010
Gross internal area: 10,745 sq m

Evelyn Grace Academy, London, UK by Zaha Hadid (Photo: Luke Hayes)

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Evelyn Grace Academy, London, UK by Zaha Hadid (Photo: Luke Hayes)

 

An Gaelaras

Derry, Northern Ireland
Architect:  O’Donnell + Tuomey
Client:  An Gaelaras
Contractor:  JPM Contracts
Contract Value:  £2.8 million
Date of completion:  Sept 09
Gross internal area:  1980 sq m

An Gaelaras, Derry, UK by O'Donnell and Tuomey

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An Gaelaras, Derry, UK by O'Donnell and Tuomey

An Gaelaras, Derry, UK by O'Donnell and Tuomey

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An Gaelaras, Derry, UK by O'Donnell and Tuomey

 

Folkwang Museum

Essen, Germany
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Client: Neubau Museum Folkwang Essen GmbH on behalf of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach-Stiftung
Contractor: Ingenieurberatung Pühl and Becker VBI, Seroneit and Schneider
Contract value: Confidential
Date of completion: April 2010
Gross internal area: 24,800 sq m

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany by David Chipperfield Architects (Photo: Christian Richters)

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Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany by David Chipperfield Architects (Photo: Christian Richters)

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany by David Chipperfield Architects (Photo: Christian Richters)

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Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany by David Chipperfield Architects (Photo: Christian Richters)

 

The Angel Building

St John Street, Islington, London N1
Architect: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Client:  Derwent London
Contractor: BAM Construction
Structural Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor
Services Engineer: Norman Disney & Young
Contract Value: £72m
Date of completion: October 2010
Gross internal area: 33,224 sq m

The Angel Building, London, UK by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (Photo: Tim Soar)

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The Angel Building, London, UK by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (Photo: Tim Soar)

The Angel Building, London, UK by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (Photo: Tim Soar)

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The Angel Building, London, UK by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (Photo: Tim Soar)

 

Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres

Waterside, Stratford upon Avon
Architect: Bennetts Associates Architects
Client: Peter Wilson, Royal Shakespeare Company
Contractor: Mace
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Contract Value: £60 m
Date of completion: November 2010
Gross internal area: 12,000 sq m

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, UK by Bennetts Associates (Photo: Peter Cook)

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, UK by Bennetts Associates (Photo: Peter Cook)

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, UK by Bennetts Associates (Photo: Peter Cook)

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, UK by Bennetts Associates (Photo: Peter Cook)

 

The Velodrome

Olympic Park, London
Architect: Hopkins Architects Partnership
Client: The Olympic Delivery Authority
Contractor: ISG
Services Engineer: BDSP
Contract Value: Confidential
Date of completion: January 2011
Gross internal area: 21,700 sq m

Olympic Velodrome London 2012, UK by Hopkins (Photo: Richard Davies)

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Olympic Velodrome London 2012, UK by Hopkins (Photo: Richard Davies)

Olympic Velodrome London 2012, UK by Hopkins (Photo: Martin Keogh)

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Olympic Velodrome London 2012, UK by Hopkins (Photo: Martin Keogh)

The winner will be announced on Saturday, October 1, at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham and will be broadcast on a special edition of BBC Two's The Culture Show on Sunday, October 2.

Previous winners of the RIBA Stirling Prize include: MAXXI Museum, Rome by Zaha Hadid Architects (2010); Maggie's Centre at Charing Cross Hospital, London by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (2009); Accordia housing development by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios/Alison Brooks Architects/Maccreanor Lavington (2008); The Museum of Modern Literature, Marbach am Neckar, Germany by David Chipperfield Architects (2007).



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