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Stephen Lawrence Prize 2018 Shortlist

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

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26 Jul 2018

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2018 Shortlist

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2018 Shortlist

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (Thursday 26 July) announced the shortlist for the Stephen Lawrence Prize, with this year marking its’ twenty-first anniversary.

Seven projects have been shortlisted, including woodland classrooms for a school, a touching memorial to 173 people who died in Bethnal Green Tube station during the war and a hostel for vulnerable homeless women.

The prize was set up in memory of the teenager who was on the road to becoming an architect when he was tragically murdered in 1993. Supported and founded by the Marco Goldschmied Foundation, it is intended to encourage fresh architecture talent and reward the best examples of projects that have a construction budget of less than £1 million.

The 2018 shortlist is:

• Belvue School Woodland Classrooms, London by Studio Weave Ltd
A timber-framed building that draws upon the natural world to create an informal learning space for children with special educational needs.

• Bethnal Green Memorial, London by Arboreal Architecture
A poignant memorial designed to commemorates the 173 people that died in Bethnal Green underground station as a result of a wartime accident.

• Dartmouth Park House, London by AY Architects
A reinvented Victorian London house that uses natural light to create a contemporary and bright family home.

• Five Acre Barn, Suffolk by Blee Halligan
A modest barn transformed into a simple and elegant bed and breakfast hotel that complements the landscape garden and surrounding countryside.

• Old Shed New House, Yorkshire by Tonkin Liu
An agricultural shed surrounded by the North Yorkshire countryside converted into a three-bedroomed house, library and gallery.

• Red House, London by 31/44 Architects
A development that uses brick and red precast concrete to create a bold reinvention of the Victorian houses that surround it.

• White Heather House, Southend-on-Sea by SKArchitects Ltd
A redevelopment of homes for vulnerable homeless women that are colourful, simply built and carefully placed to maximise the sense of space.

Stephen Lawrence Prize founder Marco Goldschmied said:

“This year marks 21 years since the Marco Goldschmied Foundation first began working with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and the RIBA on the £5,000 Stephen Lawrence Prize and bursary which, this year, has been increased to £25,000 to mark the 25th year since Stephen’s death. We have once again been astounded by the skill, ingenuity and determination shown in each project. The shortlist ranges from new and converted housing to a moving memorial, from education to hospitality. Each project has produced outstanding architecture fit for such a long-standing award.”

The winner of the 2018 Stephen Lawrence Prize will be announced at the RIBA Stirling Prize party on 10 October at the Roundhouse in Camden, London.

Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist 2018 information from RIBA

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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

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

Stephen Lawrence Prize 2016 Shortlist

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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

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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

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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

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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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