London Bridge hire creates 2019 Riba Stirling Prize shortlist

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Paul Raftery

The redeveloped sight hire during London Bridge is one of 6 buildings adult for a 2019 Riba Stirling prize.

Others in line to be named a UK’s best new building embody a farming show house, a blockade distillery in Scotland and an initial residence done of cork.

Riba, a Royal Institute of British Architects, will announce a leader of a top fame in October.

Bloomberg’s European domicile – a largest mill building in a City of London – won final year’s prize.

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RIBA President Ben Derbyshire pronounced a 2019 shortlist was covenant to “the enviable tellurian repute of UK architecture”.

The nominated buildings, he said, “could frequency be some-more diverse” nonetheless had “ground-breaking innovation, unusual creativity and a top peculiarity materials” in common.

Previous winners of a esteem – initial presented in 1996 – embody Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, Hastings Pier and a Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh.

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Cork House, Berkshire by Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton

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Ricky Jones

Built roughly wholly from cork and designed to be fabricated by palm but trebuchet or glue, this private residence in Eton emits subsequent to 0 carbon.

The Riba Stirling Prize jury pronounced it was “a structure of good ingenuity” that “harked behind to a time when humans and inlet were some-more intertwined”.

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Goldsmith Street, Norwich by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley

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Tim Crocker

This growth of 105 energy-efficient homes in Norwich is a initial legislature housing intrigue to make a Riba Stirling Prize shortlist.

The jury pronounced a plan – comprising 7 patio blocks organised in 4 lines – represented “the best of cordial complicated domestic European architecture”.

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London Bridge Station by Grimshaw

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Paul Raftery

London Bridge, one of Britain’s busiest railway stations, reopened final year after a redevelopment that cost £1 billion and took 5 years to complete.

The Stirling Prize jury pronounced a “voluminous” spaces” and “impressive” new confluence had “significantly softened a knowledge of those who use it daily”.

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The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Moray by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

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Mark Power

An undulating, grass-covered roof lends a unconventional feel to this £140 million redevelopment during a Macallan Distillery in Speyside, Scotland.

The immeasurable territory roof, that covers 14,000 retard metres, was designed to mix in with a rolling hillside.

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Nevill Holt Opera, Leicestershire by Witherford Watson Mann Architects

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Helene Binet

Costing £5 million, this contemporary show entertainment was built within a 17th Century fast retard during Nevill Holt Hall in Market Harborough.

The esteem jury praised a “modesty, craftsmanship, caring and attention” that had been practical to this “exceptional 21st Century addition”.

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The Weston, Yorkshire Sculpture Park by Feilden Fowles Architects

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Mike Dinsdale

Housing a new gallery, a grill and shop, this £3.6m caller centre is named after a substructure that part-funded it.

The jury pronounced a building had “significantly softened a evident environment” and was “truly of a landscape”.

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