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RIBA Reveals 2019 Stirling Prize Shortlist

RIBA Reveals 2019 Stirling Prize Shortlist
RIBA Reveals 2019 Stirling Prize Shortlist, Goldsmith Street / Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley. Image © Tim Crocker
Goldsmith Street / Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley. Image © Tim Crocker

The Royal Institute of British Architects has published the 2019 Stirling Prize shortlist for the UK’s best new building. This year’s shortlist features six projects that vary vastly in type, scale, budget, and location, from a Scottish whisky distillery to a major London transport hub.

The most prestigious architecture award in the UK, the Stirling Prize is given to the building “that has made the biggest contribution to the evolution of architecture in a given year.” The six buildings are selected from the list of RIBA National Award winners, with the Stirling Prize winner revealed on Tuesday 8th October 2019.

The RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist epitomises the enviable global reputation of UK architecture. These six buildings could hardly be more diverse in typology and scale – from a rustic stable block-turned-theatre to a vast national railway station. But what they have in common – ground-breaking innovation, extraordinary creativity and the highest quality materials and detailing – sets them apart, rightfully earning them a chance to win the highest accolade in architecture.
-Ben Derbyshire, President, RIBA

Last year, the prize was won by Foster + Partners’ Bloomberg HQ.

Below, we have outlined the shortlist for the 2019 award, along with a RIBA description.

Cork House / Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton

Cork House / Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton. Image © Ricky Jones
Cork House / Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton. Image © Ricky Jones

An ingenious, experimental, carbon-neutral private house made almost entirely from cork.

Goldsmith Street / Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley

Goldsmith Street / Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley. Image © Tim Crocker
Goldsmith Street / Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley. Image © Tim Crocker

A large development of 105 highly energy-efficient homes for social rent, designed to Passivhaus standards for Norwich City Council.

London Bridge Station / Grimshaw

London Bridge Station / Grimshaw. Image © Paul Raftery
London Bridge Station / Grimshaw. Image © Paul Raftery

A radical reconfiguration and development of one of London’s busiest stations with a new voluminous, light-filled concourse.

Nevill Holt Opera / Witherford Watson Mann Architects

Nevill Holt Opera / Witherford Watson Mann Architects. Image © Helene Binet
Nevill Holt Opera / Witherford Watson Mann Architects. Image © Helene Binet

A contemporary opera theatre within a 17th-century stable block.

The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Image © Mark Power
The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Image © Mark Power

A dynamic, high-tech visitor centre with an undulating grass-covered roof.

The Weston / Feilden Fowles Architects

The Weston / Feilden Fowles Architects. Image © Mike Dinsdale
The Weston / Feilden Fowles Architects. Image © Mike Dinsdale

An exquisite new gallery nestled in the Yorkshire landscape.

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Cite: Niall Patrick Walsh. "RIBA Reveals 2019 Stirling Prize Shortlist" 19 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/921470/riba-reveals-2019-stirling-prize-shortlist/> ISSN 0719-8884
Goldsmith Street / Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley. Image © Tim Crocker

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