Stirling Prize 2010

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RIBA Stirling Prize, 2010 : Winner

2010 Shortlisted Buildings + Architects : UK Architecture Awards

Stirling Prize 2010

Stirling Prize shortlist : six buildings

RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 – Winner

MAXXI, Italy – Zaha Hadid Architects

MAXXI Rome
photo : Roland Halbe

RIBA Special Awards – winners

2 Oct 2010

Stirling Prize 2010 Opinion

e-architect editor Adrian Welch commented on the Stirling Prize 2010:

“This year’s Stirling Prize seems like a two-horse race this year between Chipperfield and Hadid. Having been to see both of their nominated buildings the choice appears pretty straightforward: between subtle restraint and flamboyant expressionism. In other words each building pretty much represents their designer, they are not atypical.

As an architecture student my initial impression of Chipperfield was a reaction to his Rowing Museum. This restrained wooden-clad building was scrutinised by us students. My initial impression of Hadid was seeing her intriguing paintings, her fire station and designs for Hong Kong and Germany and her amazing rings at the Edinburgh Winterschool!

Clearly these are two major architects with very different approaches to architecture. Of course the rest of the Stirling Prize shortlist is not without distinction, but many factors – such as the importance of the client bodies (major institutions in major capital cities) weighs heavily.

I was disappointed not to see Caruso St John’s Nottingham building included but they appear to be a practice in the ascendant so hopefully another year”.

The odds for Zaha to be the Stirling Prize winner have shortened since last posted (24 Sep, scroll down) with Chipperfield lengthened slightly and the others drifting out of contention:

Stirling Prize betting odds on 2 Oct by William Hill
– MAXXI : Zaha Hadid Architects (4/6)
– Neues Museum : David Chipperfield Architects / Julian Harrap Architects (9/4)
– Clapham Manor Primary School : dRMM (8/1)
– Ashmolean Museum : Rick Mather Architects (7/1)
– Christ’s College School : DSDHA (10/1)
– Bateman’s Row : Theis and Khan (10/1)

Stirling Prize 2010 Judges

Ruth Reed : RIBA President (chair)
Professor Lisa Jardine : Author
Ivan Harbour : Architect
Edward Jones : Architect
Mark Lawson : Broadcaster

Stirling Prize Winner
e-architect will post the Stirling Prize winner as soon as it is announced.

The Ashmolean Museum – winner of Stirling Prize online poll

Stirling Prize News
BBC TWO The Culture Show Special : 18.30 to 19.30 GMT
Presented by Kevin McCloud

Stirling Prize winning architect receives £20,000 prize

Stirling Prize venue : The Roundhouse, north London

Stirling Prize Shortlist

Stirling Prize 2010 Shortlist – winners announced 22 Jul 2010

Stirling Prize shortlist : six buildings

Neues Museum – David Chipperfield Architects
Neues Museum
photograph : Ute Zscharnt

MAXXI  – Zaha Hadid Architects
MAXXI Rome
photo : Roland Halbe

Ashmolean Museum – Rick Mather Architects
Ashmolean Museum
photo © Richard Bryant/ Arcaid

Christ’s College School – DSDHA
Christ's College Secondary School
photo © DSDHA

Bateman’s Row – Theis & Khan Architects
Bateman’s Row House
image : Nick Kane

Clapham Manor Primary School – drmm
Clapham Manor Primary School
photo © Jonas Lencer

RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 Opinion
Joyce Hwang
image of Joyce Hwang
Stirling Prize 2010 Winner – Thoughts by Joyce Hwang for e-architect, 5 Oct

Stirling Prize 2010 Shortlist – View

View re the Stirling Prize Shortlist from e-architect editor Adrian Welch:
“The Neues Museum was the clear favourite even before the Stirling shortlist announcement but now Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI is tipped to win. Not appearing in the shortlist are the British Embassy in Warsaw and the Nottingham Contemporary in England – a real surprise. Last year Tony Fretton’s Fuglsang Kunstmuseum was favourite for the Stirling Prize but didn’t win so his Embassy not making the cut wil come as a blow. Caruso St John’s Nottingham Contemporary has been widely praised and is this respected studio’s largest project to date. However the more humble pair of school projects and house do add width to the list and will make it harder for the Stirling Prize judges to compare buildings”.

On 22 Jul the Stirling Prize shortlist was announced. The RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize. Now in its fifteenth year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is awarded to the architects of the best new European building ‘built or designed in Britain’. The Stirling Prize will be presented at The Roundhouse, London on 2 Oct 2010 and broadcast live on BBC 2’s The Culture Show where architecture critic and The Culture Show presenter Tom Dyckhoff will present films about the buildings shortlisted form the Stirling Prize 2010.

24 Sep 2010

Stirling Prize Favourite

News from RIBA

Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI museum favourite to win RIBA Stirling Prize 2010

Which building should win the Stirling Prize? Cast your vote online in the RIBA public poll.

With just over a week to go before the winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize is revealed, William Hill’s latest odds reveal Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome to be the favourite to win, with odds of 11/8.

The winner will be announced on 2 October at 7pm, broadcast live from The Roundhouse in London, on BBC TWO’s The Culture Show.

The RIBA Stirling Prize is awarded to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year.

Stirling Prize betting odds by William Hill:

– MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome : Zaha Hadid Architects (11/8)
– Neues Museum, Berlin : David Chipperfield Architects / Julian Harrap Architects (2/1)
– Clapham Manor Primary School, London : dRMM (5/1)
– Ashmolean Museum, Oxford : Rick Mather Architects (6/1)
– Christ’s College School, Guildford : DSDHA (7/1)
– Bateman’s Row, London : Theis and Khan (8/1)

The RIBA launched an online poll (closed), for the public to choose a winner ie their favourite Stirling Prize building, with an online gallery of images of the Stirling Prize shortlisted buildings, with videos of the six buildings on the RIBA website. The online poll Stirling Prize winner will be made public on the day, those on Twitter can follow news on the RIBA Stirling Prize via hashtag #ribastirlingprize.

Stirling Prize – RIBA Comment

Ruth Reed, RIBA President, said:
“The RIBA Stirling Prize celebrates architectural excellence and this year we have a remarkable group of buildings on the shortlist. Unique in the history of the RIBA Stirling Prize, three major museum buildings make up half of the list, showing us three very different ways of building – and re-building – museums and galleries. They are the fruits of the economic boom of the last decade and sadly may represent the end of an era.

“This is also the first year that two schools have been shortlisted for the prize. They represent what all schools should be: light, well-laid-out and well-equipped environments in which all students can flourish. Investment in well designed schools demonstrates to teachers and pupils how much they are valued and has measurable impact – attendance and results rise; truancy and bullying fall. With the programme to improve our extremely poor school estate now much reduced – it could be some time before we see such exemplar school buildings on the Stirling shortlist again.

“A commercial/private building by a young practice – a boundary-pushing take on the future of mixed-use buildings – completes the shortlist. It is one of three projects by practices that have never been shortlisted before. I look forward to the debate with my fellow judges about which project is the worthiest winner, and announcing the result in October.”

Previously:

e-architect guess at the Stirling shortlist of six:

Stirling Prize Favourite

1. Neues Museum, Germany – David Chipperfield Architects

Stirling Prize Shortlist

2. British Embassy Warsaw, Poland
3. Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
4. MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Italy
5. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
6. Campus Palmas Altas, Spain

Possible Stirling Prize Shortlist contenders

Medieval & Renaissance Galleries V&A, London
Primary Substation for the 2012 Olympics, London
Broadcasting Place, Leeds
Whitechapel Gallery, London
City of Justice Barcelona and l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain

RIBA Lubetkin Prize

Possible Lubetkin Prize Shortlist contendersOur tips for Lubetkin Prize – for the most outstanding work of architecture outside the European Union by an RIBA member, shortlist of six buildings:

– UK Pavilion, World Expo 2010, Shanghai, China – Thomas Heatherwick Studios
– Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark – Steven Holl Architects
– Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Centre, Alaska – David Chipperfield Architects
– Kroon Hall, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Yale University, USA – Hopkins Architects
– Winspear Opera House, Dallas, USA – Foster + Partners
– Carrasco International Airport, Uruguay – Rafael Vinoly Architects

RIBA Awards 2010 – buildings eligible for shortlist
Unliver Hamburg
photo © Adam Mørk

22 Jun 2010

RIBA Stirling Prize to move to BBC TWO’s The Culture Show

BBC TWO’s flagship arts programme, The Culture Show, is to broadcast The Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize for the first time. Now in its fifteenth year, the Stirling Prize is awarded to the architects of the best new European building ‘built or designed in Britain’.
The winner of the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize will be announced live as part of a special edition of The Culture Show presented by Kevin McCloud from The Roundhouse, London. Architecture critic and The Culture Show presenter Tom Dyckhoff will present films about the Stirling Prize shortlisted buildings.
The BBC’s Commissioning Editor for Arts, Mark Bell, commented: “As part of the BBC’s commitment to the arts we’re delighted to be shining the light on the very best in British architecture. The Culture Show, which reflects the best of the cultural landscape, is the perfect vehicle for delivering a strong live programme about architecture.”
Ruth Reed, RIBA President said: “This is the eleventh year the RIBA Stirling Prize will be broadcast on national television, and we are delighted this year to be joining forces with the BBC. The fit with the BBC and the RIBA is fantastic and is sure to give the prize even greater prominence over the coming years.”
The Culture Show editor Janet Lee added: “The Culture Show team are very excited to be able to showcase the work of some of the world’s greatest architects and give insight to our viewers on just what it takes to build brilliant buildings.”

Jul 2010

William Hill odds on shortlisted buildings. The six buildings competing for Stirling Prize 2010 and their betting odds:
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford : Rick Mather Architects (5/1)
Bateman’s Row, London : Theis and Khan (7/1)
Christ’s College School, Guildford : DSDHA (6/1)
Clapham Manor Primary School, London : dRMM (5/1)
MAXXI, Rome : Zaha Hadid Architects (evens: 1/1)
Neues Museum, Berlin : David Chipperfield Architects / Julian Harrap Architects (11/2)

Stirling Prize 2010 – Date + Venue

2 Oct

The RIBA Stirling Prize dinner will take place at the Roundhouse, London

Stirling Prize 2010 Judges

The 2010 RIBA Stirling Prize judges are Ruth Reed, RIBA President (chair), Professor Lisa Jardine – Author, and Ivan Harbour – Architect at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Edward Jones – Architect at Dixon/Jones and Mark Lawson – BBC Culture Show broadcaster.

The RIBA Stirling Prize is awarded to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year.


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