2015 Stirling Prize for Architecture Shortlist announced

16 July by


The shortlist for the prestigious 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building, now in its 20th year, has been announced today (Thursday 16 July). 

The six exceptional shortlisted buildings will now go head-to-head for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on Thursday 15 October 2015.

The 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist features the bold and characterful Burntwood School; a confident and highly-crafted new affordable housing development at Darbishire Place in east London; the modest and calm Maggie’s cancer care centre in Lanarkshire; the structurally-impressive luxury housing towers at NEO Bankside on London’s south bank; an ambitious new library and teaching building at the University of Greenwich and the highly-original extension and refurbishment of The Whitworth art gallery in Manchester.

Riba president Stephen Hodder, said; "In the shortlist we have six model buildings that will immeasurably improve the lives and well-being of all those who encounter them," 

The shortlist for the 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize