RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They?

  • 30 Sep 2013
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The Scottish Parliament, Stirling Prize winner in 2005 has experienced multiple problems. Image © Dave Morris Photography

With Astley Castle winning this year’s Stirling Prize last week, Olly Wainwright investigates the fortunes of other Stirling Prize winners – finding that in many cases critical acclaim and do not necessarily translate to long term success. His study brings into question what qualities should be awarded, and seems to imply that there should be a greater focus on post-occupancy , such as the 10-year award started by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) this year, and another being considered by the RIBA. You can read Wainwright’s full investigation here.

Cite: Stott, Rory. "RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They?" 30 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 28 May 2015. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=433505>
  • http://my-forex.yolasite.com Croco Dile

    Recognition is part of a successful business. Who wants to wait 10 years ?!