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Bloomberg wins the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize

Bloomberg’s European headquarters has been named the UK’s best new building, winning the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize.

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The story behind SUPERSTRUCTURES

"SUPERSTRUCTURES: The New Architecture 1960–1990" marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Sainsbury Centre gallery, the first public building designed by Norman Foster. Sainsbury Centre Curator Monserrat Pis Marcos explains how materials loaned from the RIBA Collection are woven into the exhibition to tell the story of architecture’s fascination with technology in the post-war decades.

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When in Rome: Photographs from the RIBA Collections go on tour

If the onset of September is giving you back-to-work blues, take a visual journey to Rome via the RIBA Collections. Items from the RIBA's photographs collection are currently on display at the Vittoriano in an exhibition organised by the Polo Museale del Lazio in association with the RIBA and the British School at Rome. Explore some highlights from "Eternal City: Rome in the Photographs Collection of the RIBA".

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The ultimate reading list on perspective

Accompanying our Disappear Here exhibition, we’ve brought together the ultimate reading list on perspective spanning 600 years, from Renaissance volumes to contemporary colouring books.

Women's impact on Modernism in Britain
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Modern Women - the female contribution to British modernism

A look at some of the female pioneers of British Modernism and their contribution to architecture, for International Women's Day

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Neave Brown: Building a legacy

A short film about Neave Brown, pioneer of social housing and Royal Gold Medal recipient 2018, featuring interviews from the people who live in the houses he designed, have been inspired by his work and knew him as a peer and friend.

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