Celebrating outstanding contributions to architectural education

RIBA Annie Spink Award 2014 – call for nominations

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is welcoming nominations for the Annie Spink Award, presented in recognition of an outstanding contribution to architectural education.

The biennial award is open to individuals or groups, teaching in a school anywhere in the world that offers RIBA validated courses.  Nominees will have made a substantial contribution to architectural education over a number of years, be involved in the development of architectural education and be directly engaged in the processes of teaching and learning.

The deadline for nominations is 17:00 on Thursday 11 September 2014. Winners of the award receive the Annie Spink trophy and £10,000. The RIBA President will present the Annie Spink award at a special ceremony at the RIBA HQ, 66 Portland Place on 3 December 2014.

For more information about the nomination process, visit:  



Notes to editors

  1. For further press information contact Howard Crosskey in the RIBA Press Office: 020 7307 3761 howard.crosskey@riba.org
  2. For queries about how to nominate or apply, contact Hayley Russell hayley.russell@riba.org 020 7307 3678
  3. The award is funded by the Annie Spink Trust Fund, which was established in 1974 by architect Herbert Spink FRIBA. He bequeathed the trust to RIBA as a lasting memorial to his wife Annie, who died in 1938, and conceived it as an honour for the 'advancement of architectural education'
  4. Past winners of the Annie Spink Award include Nigel Coates, Peter Cook, David Greene, Dean Hawkes, Andrew MacMillan, Isi Metzstein, Wolf Prix, Peter Salter, Dalibor Vesely, and Elia Zenghelis.
  5. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and our members www.architecture.com  - follow us on Twitter for regular RIBA updates www.twitter.com/RIBA   


Posted on Thursday 12th June 2014