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Stephen Lawrence Prize 2017

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award for projects with construction budget of less than £1 million

1 Nov 2017

Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner 2017

The Houseboat, Poole Harbour, Dorset, Southern England
Design: Mole Architects and Rebecca Granger Architects
The Houseboat near Poole Harbour
photo © Rory Gardiner

The Houseboat near Poole Harbour winner of Stephen Lawrence Prize 2017
The 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize, now in its twentieth year, has been awarded to The Houseboat, designed in collaboration with Meredith Bowles of Mole Architects and executive architect Rebecca Granger.

7 Sep 2017

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2017

2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist revealed

Thursday 7 September 2017 – The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (Thursday 7 September) announced the shortlist for the Stephen Lawrence Prize, which is now in its twentieth year.

Six projects have been shortlisted, including a converted factory art venue, a house mimicking an upturned ship’s hull and a forestry centre built from timber grown on-site.

Established in 1998 in memory of Stephen Lawrence, who aspired to be an architect, the prize is supported by the Marco Goldschmied Foundation and rewards the best examples of projects with a construction budget of less than £1 million.

The 2017 shortlist is:

  • The Compound, Birmingham by BPN Architects
    The Compound Birmingham by BPN Architects
    photo © Tom Bird
    Former textile factory turned into an art venue, a workshop and a client’s home
  • Fallahogey Studio, Kilrea, Northern Ireland by McGarry-Moon Architects
    Fallahogey Studio Kilrea
    photo © Adam Currie
    Studio space set within the garden of the architects’ award winning house
  • Houseboat, Poole, Dorset by Mole Architects with Rebecca Granger Architects
    Houseboat in Poole, Dorset
    photo © Rory Gardiner
    A new nautical-inspired house overlooking Poole harbour
  • Peacock House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk by BHSF Architekten with Studio-P
    Peacock House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
    photo © Benedikt Redmann
    Suburban courtyard home complete with studio space for a private art collection
  • Silver House, Swansea, Wales by Hyde + Hyde Architects
    Silver House, Swansea
    photo © David Schnabel
    Concrete, timber and steel layered family home overlooking the Bristol Channel
  • Wolfson Tree Management Centre, Tetbury, Gloucestershire by Invisible Studio
    Wolfson Tree Management Centre
    photo © Andy Matthews

Twin timber buildings to house equipment and staff facilities at the National Arboretum

The winner of the 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize will be announced at the RIBA Stirling Prize party on 31 October at the Roundhouse in Camden, London.

The Stephen Lawrence Prize judges are: Marco Goldschmied, RIBA Past President and Founder of the Marco Goldschmied Foundation, which established the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize in 1998; Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon, Doreen Lawrence CBE, mother of Stephen Lawrence; Taro Tsurata, Tsurata Architects, who won the 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize; and Stephen Lawrence Scholarship recipient Stephanie Edwards, Barton Willmore.

Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist 2016 information from RIBA

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6 Oct 2016

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2016

2016 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner

House of Trace wins 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize

House of Trace, London by Tsuruta Architects
House of Trace
photos : Tim Croker

A beautiful and unconventional extension to a London terraced house designed by Tsuruta Architects has been awarded the 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize.

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2016 Shortlist

House of Trace

2016 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist

Exhibition Mews, Hampshire by Ash Sakula Architects
Exhibition Mews
photographs : Gareth Gardner

Mellor Primary School, Stockport by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects
Mellor Primary-School
images : Beccy Lane

Modern Side Extension, London by Coffey Architects
Modern Side Extension Modern Side Extension
images : Timothy Soar

The Observatory, Hampshire by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
The Hampshire Observatory
image : Richard Battye

Tin House, London by Henning Stummel Architects
Tin House
images : Luke Caulfield




Stephen Lawrence Prize

2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner

Denizen Works’ house no 7 is the winner of the Stephen Lawrence Prize 2014.
This unusual house is located on Tiree in the Western Isles of Scotland.
House no 7, Isle of Tiree
photo courtesy of RIBA
House no 7, Isle of Tiree

Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist for 2014

Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist 2014

Tree House, east London by 6a architects
Tree House

Ott’s Yard, north London by vPPR Architects
Ott’s Yard

Alex Monroe Studio Snowfield, south London by DSDHA
Alex Monroe Studios, Snowfields

The Exbury Egg, New Forest by PAD Studio
Exbury Egg

Royal William Yard Staircase, Plymouth by Gillespie Yunnie Architects
Royal William Yard Staircase

House no 7, Isle of Tiree, Denizen Works
House no 7, Isle of Tiree

Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist 2014 information from RIBA

26 Sep 2013

Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner for 2013

Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner in 2013

Montpelier Community Nursery, Brecknock Road, N19 by AYA
Montpelier Community Nursery
photo : Nick Kane

2013 Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist

25 Tanners Hill by Dow Jones Architects
Tanners Hill Building
photo : David Grandorge

The Chapel of Saint Albert the Great, Edinburgh by Simpson and Brown
Chapel of Saint Albert the Great
photograph © Chris Humphreys

Church Walk Houses, N16 by David Mikhail
Church Walk Building
photo : Tim Crocker

The Filling Station at Kings Cross, London by Carmody Groarke
The Filling Station
photo : Luke Hayes

Montpelier Community Nursery, Brecknock Road, N19 by AYA
Montpelier Community Nursery
photo : Nick Kane

Slip House, Brixton, London by Carl Turner Architects
Slip House Brixton
photograph © Tim Crocker

Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist 2013 information from RIBA

22 Jun 2012

Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner 2012

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2012

Kings Grove, 16A Kings Grove, London SE15
Kings Grove London
photo : Edmund Sumner
Kings Grove London
This is a taut, exemplary response to the development of a landlocked site: an intelligent house built by an architect couple for themselves. The site, reached by a narrow lane, is contained by back gardens.




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