In September the shortlist of six buildings for the RIBA Stirling Prize is visited by the RIBA Stirling Prize jury, which comprises the President of the RIBA, eminent architects and lay-persons, and the Editor of The Architects' Journal, who sponsor the prize.
The jury in 2007:
Sunand Prasad is the RIBA's new president.
Alain de Botton
Philosopher Alain de Botton has written on the nature of travel, beauty and how architecture can make us happy.
Louisa Hutton practices architecture from Berlin, and builds right across Europe.
Property developer and modern architecture advocate, Tom Bloxham also sits on Liverpool's City of Culture directorate.
Architectural critic Keiran Long edits The Architects' Journal, which carries exclusive features about the prize.
The judges visited the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlisted buildings between 6-10 September.