RIBA Announces 2021 National Award Winners Highlighting UK's Best New Buildings

RIBA Announces 2021 National Award Winners Highlighting UK's Best New Buildings
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The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the 54 winners of the 2021 RIBA National Awards, highlighting the UK's best new architecture. Ranging from single homes and housing schemes to educational facilities, cultural buildings, sports venues and medical centres, this year's projects illustrate a growing preoccupation with restoration and adaptive reuse, as well as a significant investment in education and culture. Inaugurated in 1966, the awards provide insight into UK's architectural environment and the economic trends shaping the AEC industry.

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"Ranging from radical, cutting-edge new designs to clever, creative restorations that breathe new life into historic buildings, these projects illustrate the enduring importance and impact of British architecture", says RIBA President Simon Allford. The 2021 RIBA National Awards aim to showcase a high standard in architecture across scales, programs and budgets. The winners will now be considered for the RIBA Stirling Prize, whose shortlist will be announced on September 16th.

Long life, loose fit, low energy architecture is the present and the future. It is therefore very encouraging to see restoration and sensitive adaptation feature so prominently this year, with many buildings acknowledging their history, the needs of the present and the potential of their dynamic future. Arts and culture enrich our lives, so after 18 months of restrictions and isolation, the array of quality new museums, galleries and performance spaces is great to see and visit! The 2021 RIBA National Award winners are an intelligent and refreshing collection of exemplary projects. - RIBA President Simon Allford


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The winners are as follows:

East

Cambridge Central Mosque / Marks Barfield Architects

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Cambridge Central Mosque by Marks Barfield Architects . Image © Morley von Sternberg

Imperial War Museums Paper Store (Duxford) / Architype 

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Imperial War Museums Paper Store (Duxford) by Architype . Image © Richard Ash

Key Worker Housing, Eddington (Cambridge) / Stanton Williams

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Key Worker Housing, Eddington (Cambridge) by Stanton Williams . Image © Jack Hobhouse

The Water Tower (Norfolk) / Tonkin Liu

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The Water Tower (Norfolk) by Tonkin Liu . Image © Dennis Pedersen

London

95 Peckham Road (London, SE15) / Peter Barber Architects 

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95 Peckham Road (London, SE15) by Peter Barber Architects . Image © Morley von Sternberg

Blackfriars Circus (London SE1) / Maccreanor Lavington 

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Blackfriars Circus (London SE1) by Maccreanor Lavington . Image © Tim Crocker

Caudale Housing Scheme (London, NW1) Mae Architects 

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Caudale Housing Scheme (London, NW1) Mae Architects . Image © Tim Crocker

Centre Building at LSE (London, WC2A) / Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners 

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Centre Building at LSE (London, WC2A) by Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners . Image © Joas Souza

Centre for Creative Learning, Francis Holland School (London, SW1W) / BDP 

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Centre for Creative Learning, Francis Holland School (London, SW1W) by BDP . Image © Nick Caville

English National Ballet at the Mulryan Centre for Dance (London, E14) / Glenn Howells Architects

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English National Ballet at the Mulryan Centre for Dance (London, E14) by Glenn Howells Architects . Image © Al Crow

Floating Church (London, E15) / Denizen Works

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Floating Church (London, E15) by Denizen Works . Image © Gilbert McCarragher

House-within-a-House (London) / alma-nac

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House-within-a-House (London) by alma-nac . Image © Jack Hobhouse

Kingston University London - Town House / Grafton Architects

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Kingston University London - Town House by Grafton Architects . Image © Dennis Gilbert

Moore Park Mews (London, SW6) / Stephen Taylor Architects

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Moore Park Mews (London, SW6) by Stephen Taylor Architects . Image © David Grandorge

North Street (London IG11) / Peter Barber Architects

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North Street (London IG11) by Peter Barber Architects . Image © Morley von Sternberg

Royal Academy of Arts (London W1J) David Chipperfield Architects 

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Royal Academy of Arts (London W1J) David Chipperfield Architects. Image © Simon Menges

Royal College of Pathologists (London, E1) / Bennetts Associates

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Royal College of Pathologists (London, E1) by Bennetts Associates . Image © Gareth Gardner

The Ray Farringdon (London, EC1R) / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris 

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The Ray Farringdon (London, EC1R) by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris . Image © Timothy Soar

The Rye Apartments (London SE15) / Tikari Works 

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The Rye Apartments (London SE15) by Tikari Works . Image © Jack Hobhouse

The Standard (London WC1H) / Orms

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The Standard (London WC1H) by Orms . Image © Timothy Soar

The Student Centre, UCL (London, WC1H) / Nicholas Hare Architects

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The Student Centre, UCL (London, WC1H) by Nicholas Hare Architects . Image © Alan Williams

Tiger Way (London, E5) / Hawkins\Brown

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Tiger Way (London, E5) by Hawkins\Brown . Image © Jack Hobhouse

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (London, N17) / Populous

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (London, N17) by Populous . Image © Hufton- Crow

Wooden Roof (London, N1) / Tsuruta Architects 

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Wooden Roof (London, N1) by Tsuruta Architects . Image © Ståle Eriksen

Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children (London WC1N) / Stanton Williams

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Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children (London WC1N) by Stanton Williams . Image © Hufton- Crow

North East

Lower Mountjoy Teaching and Learning Centre Durham University / FaulknerBrowns Architects 

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Lower Mountjoy Teaching and Learning Centre Durham University by FaulknerBrowns Architects. Image © Jack Hobhouse

North West

Pele Tower House (Lake District) / Woollacott Gilmartin Architects

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Pele Tower House (Lake District) by Woollacott Gilmartin Architects . Image © Luke_White

The Gables (Liverpool) / DK-Architects

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The Gables (Liverpool) by DK-Architects . Image © Daniel Hopkinson

The Oglesby Centre at Hallé St Peter's (Manchester) / stephenson hamilton risley STUDIO

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The Oglesby Centre at Hallé St Peter's (Manchester) by stephenson hamilton risley STUDIO . Image © Daniel Hopkinson

Windermere Jetty Museum / Carmody Groarke

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Windermere Jetty Museum by Carmody Groarke . Image © Johan Dehlin

Scotland

Aberdeen Art Gallery / Hoskins Architects 

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Aberdeen Art Gallery by Hoskins Architects . Image © dapple photography

Bayes Centre, University of Edinburgh / Bennetts Associates

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Bayes Centre, University of Edinburgh by Bennetts Associates . Image © Keith Hunter

sportscotland National Sports Training Centre Inverclyde (Largs, North Ayrshire) / Reiach and Hall Architects

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sportscotland National Sports Training Centre Inverclyde (Largs, North Ayrshire) by Reiach and Hall Architects . Image Courtesy of RIBA

The Egg Shed (Ardrishaig, Lochgilphead) / Oliver Chapman Architects

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The Egg Shed (Ardrishaig, Lochgilphead) by Oliver Chapman Architects . Image © Angus Bremner

The Hill House Box (Helensburgh) / Carmody Groarke 

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The Hill House Box (Helensburgh) by Carmody Groarke . Image © Johan Dehlin

South & South East

Brighton College - School of Science and Sport / Office for Metropolitan Architecture 

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Brighton College - School of Science and Sport by Office for Metropolitan Architecture . Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

Library and Study Centre St Johns College Oxford University / Wright & Wright Architects

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Library and Study Centre St Johns College Oxford University by Wright & Wright Architects . Image © Nick Hufton

MK Gallery (Milton Keynes) / 6a architects 

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MK Gallery (Milton Keynes) by 6a architects . Image © Johan Dehlin

Moor's Nook (Woking) / Coffey Architects

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Moor's Nook (Woking) by Coffey Architects . Image © Timothy Soar

The Clore Music Studios New College Oxford University, John McAslan + Partners 

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The Clore Music Studios New College Oxford University, John McAslan + Partners . Image © Allan Crowe

The Dorothy Wadham Building Wadham College Oxford University, Allies and Morrison

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The Dorothy Wadham Building Wadham College Oxford University, Allies and Morrison . Image © Nick Guttridge

The King's School, Canterbury International College / Walters & Cohen Architects 

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The King's School, Canterbury International College by Walters & Cohen Architects . Image Courtesy of RIBA

The Malthouse, The King's School Canterbury / Tim Ronalds Architects 

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The Malthouse, The King's School Canterbury by Tim Ronalds Architects . Image © Philip Vile

The Narula House (Berkshire) / John Pardey Architects

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The Narula House (Berkshire) by John Pardey Architects . Image © James Morris

Walmer Castle and Gardens Learning Centre (Dover) / Adam Richards Architects

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Walmer Castle and Gardens Learning Centre (Dover) by Adam Richards Architects . Image © Brotherton Lock

Winchester Cathedral South Transept Exhibition Spaces / Nick Cox Architects with Metaphor Metaphor

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Winchester Cathedral South Transept Exhibition Spaces by Nick Cox Architects with Metaphor Metaphor . Image © Peter Cook

South West

Bath Schools of Art and Design / Grimshaw

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Bath Schools of Art and Design by Grimshaw . Image © Chris Wakefield

Redhill Barn (Devon) / TYPE Studio 

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Redhill Barn (Devon) by TYPE Studio . Image © TYPE Studio

The Story of Gardening Museum (Somerset) / Stonewood Design with Mark Thomas Architects and Henry Fagan Engineering

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The Story of Gardening Museum (Somerset) by Stonewood Design with Mark Thomas Architects and Henry Fagan Engineering . Image © Craig Auckland

Tintagel Castle Footbridge for English Heritage (Cornwall) / Ney & Partners and William Matthews Associates

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Tintagel Castle Footbridge for English Heritage (Cornwall) by Ney & Partners and William Matthews Associates . Image © Hufton- Crow

Windward House (Gloucestershire) / Alison Brooks Architects

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Windward House (Gloucestershire) by Alison Brooks Architects . Image © Paul Riddle

Wales

 Maggie's Cardiff / Dow Jones Architects

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Maggie's Cardiff by Dow Jones Architects . Image © Anothony Coleman

 West Midlands

Jaguar Land Rover Advanced Product Creation Centre (Warwickshire) / Bennetts Associates

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Jaguar Land Rover Advanced Product Creation Centre (Warwickshire) by Bennetts Associates . Image © Hufton- Crow

Prof Lord Bhattacharyya Building University of Warwick / Cullinan Studio

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Prof Lord Bhattacharyya Building University of Warwick by Cullinan Studio . Image © Nick Hufton

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MK Gallery (Milton Keynes) by 6a architects  . Image Courtesy of RIBA

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