Lubetkin Prize

 The RIBA Lubetkin Prize is awarded to the architect of the best International Award winning building.

The jury for 2008 was Niall McLaughlin, Chair of the RIBA Awards Group, Tony Chapman, RIBA Head of Awards, Sunand Prasad, RIBA President, Denise Bennetts and Glenn Howells.

The prize is named in honour of the Georgia-born architect, who worked in Paris before coming to London in the 1930s to establish the influential Tecton Group.

Casa Kike in Costa Rica by Gianni Botsford was the 2008 Lubetkin Prize winner.

The 2008 Lubetkin shortlist:

Casa Kike


Architect: Coop Himmelb(l)au

Client: Keith Botsford

Photographer: Christian Richt


Akron Art Museum

Akron Art Museum

Architect: Coop Himmelb(l)au

Client: Akron Art Museum

Photographer: Roland Halbe


British High Commission

New British High Commission, Kampala

Architect: Cullum and Nightingale Architects

Local architect: FBW Architects and Engineers

Client: Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Photographer:  AdrianHobbs








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