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.

The University of Engineering Campus (UTEC) in Lima, Peru, won the RIBA International Prize 2016:
Universidad de Ingenieria y Tecnologia
photograph : Iwan Baan

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
University of Limerick Medical School, Ireland building facade
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
Universita Luigi Bocconi Milan building by Grafton Architects
photo : Federico Brunetti
University Luigi Bocconi

Previously on e-architect:

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.

RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture 2019 Winner

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw – Photo: Rick Roxburgh

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.

Bath Spa School of Art & Design
Bath Spa School of Art & Design

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’.

The Eden Project in Cornwall
The Eden Project in Cornwall – Photo: Sealand Aerial Photography

Grimshaw

Grimshaw Architects

Nick Grimshaw Architect

Location: UK

RIBA Royal Gold Medal Winners

Royal Gold Medal by RIBA
RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture 2017 Winner
RIBA Gold Medal Winner 2017
Paulo Mendes da Rocha © PMDR
Paulo Mendes da Rocha

RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture recent selection below

2010: I M Pei

2009: Alvaro Siza

2008: Ted Cullinan Architect

2007: Herzog and de Meuron Architects

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

RIBA Awards

RIBA Stirling Prize

RIBA Royal Gold Medal winner 2006 : Toyo Ito Architects

RIBA Royal Gold Medal winner 2007 : Herzog and de Meuron Architects

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