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It’s 2015, and Zaha Hadid is the first woman to win RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal

Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
RIBA announced the one and only Zaha Hadid as the recipient of the 2016 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture. Interestingly enough (but not too surprisingly), Hadid is also the one and only female architect to win the prestigious award in her own right. Awarded since 1848 and approved…

Three shortlisted for 2015 RIBA Client of the Year

Posted: Friday, September 04, 2015
The client can have an influential role as much as the architect in realizing a project that develops into a public example of "fine architecture". Every year, the Royal Institute of British Architects recognizes exemplary clients in the RIBA Client of the Year award. Previous winners include The Royal…

Shortlist for the 2015 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize

Posted: Thursday, September 03, 2015
The 2015 Stephen Lawrence Prize competition is in full swing, with RIBA's announcement of the shortlist today. Dedicated to the memory of Stephen Lawrence—a teenager who aspired to become an architect but was murdered in 1993—the annual prize was set up in 1998 by the Marco Goldschmied Foundation…

RIBA Manser Medal renamed to House of the Year, winner to be broadcast on British TV

Posted: Monday, August 31, 2015
RIBA recently announced the renaming of its prestigious Manser Medal competition to the RIBA House of the Year award, with agreement from the Manser family according to the Institute. Established in 2001, the medal was originally named in honor of former RIBA President and notable home designer Michael…

Herzog & de Meuron winners of 2015 RIBA Jencks Award

Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Swiss master architects Jaques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron have been selected to receive the 2015 RIBA Jencks Award. Presented annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the award honors practices or individuals with outstanding recent contributions to both the theory and practice of architecture. The…

RIBA announces 2015 Stirling Prize shortlist

Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Starting from the regional London Awards, to the National Awards, the time has come for RIBA's announcement of the 2015 Stirling Prize shortlist. Now in its 20th year, the prestigious Stirling Prize is RIBA's highest accolade for best new building in the United Kingdom. Last year,

RIBA announces longlist for 2015 Manser Medal

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015
The longlist is out for the 2015 RIBA Manser Medal for the UK's Best New House. Established in 2001 in honor of former RIBA President and notable home designer Michael Manser, the medal distinguishes the most innovative house design by a UK-based architect. This year's longlist showcases…

37 UK projects win in 2015 RIBA National Award

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015
A total of 37 of the United Kingdom's best new buildings were distinguished in the prestigious RIBA 2015 National Award, which offer insight into construction, design, and investment trends in the country. At a time when high-quality housing and school buildings are lacking, new housing developments and educational facilities…

RIBA celebrates 2015 London Awards winners

Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
RIBA announced the winners of their 2015 London Awards, which recognizes top-notch architectural projects based in the London capital region. Winners were recently celebrated at a festive evening ceremony in the National Theatre. While an honor, the London Awards are just the beginning. Regional winners will now be considered…

Send your ideas to redesign the remote Tristan da Cunha community

Posted: Monday, May 04, 2015
Described as the world's remotest inhabited island, Tristan da Cunha is preparing to celebrate its 200th Anniversary in 2016 with a major redesign. The Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the Government of Tristan da Cunha is currently holding a design ideas competition that would improve…

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