Six projects shortlisted for 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize: Designing within the constraints of context

On 18 July 2019, six projects were shortlisted for the coveted 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded to the UK’s best new (or mostly new!) `building, many of which recognise the modern challenges of designing within the constraints of context.

RIBA writes:

The RIBA Stirling Prize, sponsored by Almacantar, is judged against a range of criteria including design vision; innovation and originality; capacity to stimulate, engage and delight occupants and visitors; accessibility and sustainability; how fit the building is for its purpose and the level of client satisfaction. In 2018 the RIBA Stirling Prize was awarded to Bloomberg, designed by Foster + Partners. We’ll be announcing this year’s winner in a ceremony on 8 October.


The list includes:

  • Cork House by Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton, client Matthew Barnett Howland and Dido Milne

Awards RIBA South Award 2019, RIBA South Sustainability Award 2019 – sponsored by Michelmersh and RIBA National Award 2019

  • Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley, client Norwich City Council

Awards RIBA East Award 2019, RIBA East Client of the Year 2019 for Norwich City Council, RIBA East Sustainability Award 2019 – sponsored by Michelmersh and RIBA National Award 2019

  • London Bridge Station by Grimshaw, client Network Rail

Awards RIBA London Award 2019, RIBA London Building of the Year Award 2019 and RIBA National Award 2019

  • The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Client Edrington

Awards RIAS Award 2019 and RIBA Award for Scotland 2019

  • Nevill Holt Opera by Witherford Watson Mann Architects, client Nevill Holt Opera

Awards RIBA East Midlands Award 2019, RIBA East Midlands Conservation Award 2019, RIBA East Midlands Building of the Year 2019 and RIBA National Award 2019

  • The Weston, Yorkshire Sculpture Park by Feilden Fowles Architects, client Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Award RIBA Yorkshire Award 2019, RIBA Yorkshire Client of the Year Award 2019, RIBA Yorkshire Building of the Year Award 2019 and RIBA National Award 2019

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