RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture Winner 2020, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara Architecture
RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture 2020 Winner
Dublin’s Grafton Architects Royal Institute of British Architects Award, England, UK
11 Feb 2020
RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture 2020 Winner News
Grafton Architects wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
RIBA Royal Gold Medal Week 2020
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) annual awards programme celebrates outstanding work in architecture.
The 2020 Royal Gold Medal events take place this week at the RIBA’s iconic London Headquarters.
Dublin-based practice Grafton Architects is the recipient of this distinguished Prize in recognition of a lifetime’s work, marked by a humble and humane approach to architecture.
The Royal Gold Medal Lecture by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, co-founders of Grafton Architects, will take place on 12 February in the Jarvis Hall.
The talk will be followed by a student crit event and a celebratory dinner on 13 February in the Florence Hall.
Some key architectural projects by this Irish design firm:
Universidad de Ingenieria y Tecnologia UTEC Lima, Lima, Peru
Universidad de Ingenieria y Tecnologia UTEC Lima
University of Limerick Medical School and Pergola Bus Shelter, western Ireland
photograph © Dennis Gilbert
University of Limerick Medical School
The University of Limerick is situated on both sides of the lower reaches of the river Shannon, the longest and largest river in Ireland. Part of its most recent expansion to the north of this great river, accessible by pedestrian bridge from the existing campus, provides for the construction of a new medical school building and accommodation buildings for students attending the facility.
University Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy
photo : Federico Brunetti
University Luigi Bocconi
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27 Sep 2018
RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture 2019 Winner
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
Grimshaw is best known for the Eden Project in Cornwall and the International Terminal at Waterloo Station in London.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is pleased to announce Sir Nicholas Grimshawwill receive the 2019 Royal Gold Medal, the UK’s highest honour for architecture.
Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence ‘either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture’.
RIBA Royal Gold Medal Winners
RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture recent selection below
2010: I M Pei
2009: Alvaro Siza
2008: Ted Cullinan Architect
2006: Toyo Ito
2005: Frei Otto – architect/engineer
2004: Rem Koolhaas
2001: Jean Nouvel
2000: Frank Gehry
1997: Tadao Ando
1989: Renzo Piano
1988: Richard Meier
1983: Norman Foster
1972: Louis Kahn
1959: Mies van der Rohe
1957: Alvar Aalto
1956: Walter Gropius
1953: Le Corbusier
1941: Frank Lloyd Wright
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