Royal gold medal 2016 films
INTERVIEW WITH ZAHA HADID
In this first cut of his film about the 2016 Royal Gold Medallist, Tony Chapman interviews Zaha Hadid. She reflects on her training at the Architectural Association, about her early theoretical projects and her struggles to build, about her award-winning work and what being the first woman to win the Medal in her own right means to her.
A final cut will be available soon including further footage of her projects and an interview with her partner Patrik Schumacher.
Royal gold medal 2016 presentation
Dame Zaha Hadid CBE was presented with the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture by RIBA President Jane Duncan on behalf of the Queen at a ceremony held at the RIBA in February 2016. The citation was read by one of the architects who nominated her, Professor Sir Peter Cook, a previous Royal Gold Medallist with Archigram in 2002. She was interviewed by John Wilson of the BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.
royal gold medal 2016 lecture
On the occasion of her being presented with the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture in February 2016, Zaha Hadid gave a brilliant lecture at the RIBA entitled ‘The Way Forward’. She discussed her philosophy, her disappointments and her triumphs.
riba keynote address 2016
As part of Royal Gold Medal Week 2016 Professor Sir Peter Cook, Royal Gold Medallist in 2002 with Archigram, gave a keynote address called ‘The Stuff of Dreams: a series of reveries back and forth between dreams, intentions and reality.’
riba honorary and international fellowships 2016
The 2016 Honorary Fellows who are honoured for their ‘particular contributions to architecture in its broadest sense’ are: John Brooks, former Vice Chancellor, Manchester Metropolitan University; Caroline Cole, architectural consultant; Dame Vivien Duffield DBE, philanthropist; Kristin Feiress, architecture curator and writer; Kate Goodwin, Head of Architecture and Drue Heinz Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts; Charles Knevitt, writer and former Director of the RIBA Trust; Peter and Anneliese Latz, landscape architects, Germany; Sasha Lubetkin, former Director of the Bristol Architecture Centre; Alison Nimmo CBE, Chief Executive of The Crown Estate; Grayson Perry, artist; Richard Steer, quantity surveyor and patron of architecture; Martha Thorne, Executive Director of the Pritzker Prize, and Dean of IE School of Architecture in Madrid; and Heinz Wirz, publisher, Switzerland.
The 2016 RIBA International Fellows who are honoured for their ‘demonstrable interest in the objectives of the Institute’ are: Kees Christiaanse, Netherlands; Mario Cucinella, Italy; Bjarke Ingels, Denmark; Rick Joy, USA; Brian Mackay-Lyons, Canada; Peter Märkli, Switzerland; Peter Stutchbury, Australia; and Elias Torres + José Antonio Martínez Lapeña, Spain.
riba masterclasses 2016
As part of Royal Gold Medal Week 2016 a series of new and existing International and Honorary RIBA Fellows were invited to give masterclasses with a theme of Architecture and...
Yvonne Farrell, Grafton Architects - Architecture and Place: precedent and invention
Martha Thorne, the Executive Director of the Pritzker Prize and Dean of the IE School of Architecture, Madrid - Architecture and Awards
Bjarke Ingels of BIG - Architecture and Social Infrastructure: hacking public utilities to have positive social and environmental side effects.
Artist Grayson Perry – How to Suck Eggs (please note this talk is not available online for contractual reasons)
Peter Wilson, Bolles and Wilson - Architecture and the Authority of the Sketch
Writer Charles Knevitt – On Giants' Shoulders: a comparison of the lives and works of Palladio and Le Corbusier
Australian architect Peter Stuchbury – Architecture: past no longer present, a critique of change in our historic environment
Kevin McCloud - Architecture and Television: a duffer’s guide to putting architecture
Jonathan Meades - (please note Jonathan Meades was unable to give his talk due to illness)
Members can view the full footage of every masterclass featured in this video in the Members' Area and heading to Member Offers in the Member Services section.
riba Student Crits 2016
The student winners of the 2015 RIBA President’s Medals: Silver Medal winner Finn Wilkie of the Mackintosh School of Architecture; Bronze Medal winner Boon Yik Chung of the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL; and the winner of the Dissertation Medal Marie Price of the University of Westminster presented their work to Patrik Schumacher of Zaha Hadid. RIBA President Jane Duncan and judges RIBA Director of Education David Gloster and Peg Rawes of the Bartlett formed the rest of the crit panel.