RIBA Stirling Prize Winners

Every year the RIBA Stirling Prize is presented to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to the evolution of architecture over the past year.

RIBA Stirling Prize Winners - Top Four Results

Building Astley Castle, Warwickshire (2013)

Astley Castle, Warwickshire (2013)

This sensitive scheme places the new building at the heart of the old, demonstrating creativity, preservation and conservation

Building Sainsbury Laboratory (2012)

Sainsbury Laboratory (2012)

Stanton Williams' Sainsbury Laboratory won the 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize.The building is situated on the northern edge of the University of Cambridge's Botanic Gardens

Building Evelyn Grace Academy (2011)

Evelyn Grace Academy (2011)

A highly stylised zig-zag of steel and glass, the Evelyn Grace Academy is squeezed onto the tightest of urban sites

Building MAXXI National Museum, Rome (2010)

MAXXI National Museum, Rome (2010)

The museum doesn't feel like Rome, but is all the more exciting as it is juxtaposed in its local vicinity with army barracks and industrial warehouses, with glimpses of distant views to Roman rooftops and cupolas

RIBA Stirling Prize Winners - Other Results


Maggie's Centre (2009)

How could a building generate an immediate sense of welcome, serenity and even love on a frantic Hammersmith thoroughfare in the shadow of a dauntingl…


Accordia, Cambridge (2008)

This is high-density housing at its very best, demonstrating that volume house-builders can deliver high-quality architecture while improving their ow…


Madrid Barajas Airport (2006)

The building presents a straightforward linear diagram as a clear sequence of spectacular spaces for both departing and arriving passengers


The Scottish Parliament (2005)

The proof of the extraordinary architectural ambition and design vision is seen in every aspect and detail of the finished building


St Mary Axe – The Gherkin (2004)

Clients Swiss Re wanted a landmark building and they certainly got it from Foster and Partners, but they got more than just a shiny new logo for their…


The Laban Centre (2003)

The Laban Centre is a school of contemporary dance based in south London. The colourful transparent building designed by Herzog & de Meuron was intend…


Gateshead Millennium Bridge (2002)

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is one of the most successful millennium projects. Linking the newly regenerated quaysides of Newcastle and Gateshead,…


MAGNA Science Centre (2001)

Wilkinson Eyre Architects transformed this former steelworks in Rotherham into a science adventure centre. The black painted exterior was no preparati…


Peckham Library (2000)

Libraries do not usually attract as much attention as this one in south London. Its unusual shape and striking colours make for an eyecatching buildin…


Lord's Media Centre (1999)

Digital alarm clock, barcode reader, alien starship: these are just a few of the attempts by the press to explain a structure that at first did indeed…


American Air Museum, Duxford (1998)

Foster and Partners created a dramatic setting for the Imperial War Museum's collection of US combat aircraft. Duxford is a former airbase, used by th…


Stuttgart Music School (1997)

The music school was one of a number of new cultural buildings in Stuttgart and completed the sequence of buildings in the urban masterplan conceived …


Everyman Theatre (2014)

The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins has won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014.


RIBA Stirling Prize

The RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK's most prestigious architecture prize. Every year it is presented to the architects of the building that has made th…