The prize is awarded annually to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to the evolution of architecture in the past year. Among the winners of the previous editions are the MAXXI Museum of Rome, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (2010), and the Newport Street Gallery of London, designed by the Caruso St John Architects (2016).
The six finalist projects for 2017 are:
The Barrett’s Grove block of six flats designed by Groupwork + Amin Taha in East London.
The British Museum World Conservation & Exhibitions Centre of London, designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize with the Maggie’s Centre of London (2009) and the Barajas Airport (2006).
The “Command of the Oceans” requalification project for the Chatham Historic Dockyard in Kent, by Baynes & Mitchell Architects.
The City of Glasgow College – City Campus by Reiach & Hall Architects & Michael Laird Architects, among the finalists of the 2016 edition with the City of Glasgow College’s Riverside Campus.
The project for the restoration of the Hastings Pier, in East Sussex, by dRMM Architects, finalists of the 2016 edition with the London Trafalgar Place residential complex.
The new studio of photographer Juergen Teller, designed by 6a architects.
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