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

RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They?
RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They?, The Scottish Parliament, Stirling Prize winner in 2005 has experienced multiple problems. Image © Dave Morris Photography
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 awards 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 awards, 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: Rory Stott. "RIBA Stirling Prize Winners: How Prize-Worthy Are They?" 30 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/433505/riba-stirling-prize-winners-how-prize-worthy-are-they/>