Designer: Indian office of Sir Edwin Lutyens
Copyright: RIBA Library Drawings Collection (c1917)
Over the 160 years of the Royal Gold Medal, 154 individuals and six practices have won the medal. We've selected the very best in each decade below, with quotes from the medallists' citations.
We've also placed the Royal Gold Medal in context by providing background information on some of the events of the decade.
1840s 1900s 1960s
1850s 1910s 1970s
1860s 1920s 1980s
1870s 1930s 1990s
1880s 1940s 2000s
1890s 1950s 2010s