A cancer care centre, a footbridge and a house extension are among the five projects shortlisted for this years RIBA Yorkshire Awards 2022.
RIBA Yorkshire JURY CHAIR, Adam Clark, welcomed the news:
“The variety of buildings shortlisted this year - from typology to scale demonstrate the skill and sensitivity of RIBA architects.
Careful and appropriate use of materials alongside crisp detailing particularly stand out - reflecting the increasing need to provide the highest quality sustainable buildings for our towns, cities and villages. Once again the RIBA Awards programme showcases the vitally important role that architects play in enhancing and protecting our environment whilst lifting our spirits in challenging times.”
The projects that have been shortlisted are:
- Carnegie School of Sport, West Yorkshire, Sheppard Robson
- Courtyard House, West Yorkshire, Doma Architects
- Leeds Footbridge, West Yorkshire, Gagarin Studio with DP Squared
- Maggie’s Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Heatherwick Studio
- The Alice Hawthorn, North Yorkshire, De Matos Ryan
All shortlisted projects will be assessed by a regional jury with the winning projects announced later this spring.
If successful, Regional Award winners will be considered for a highly coveted RIBA National Award in recognition of their architectural excellence, the results of which will be announced in the summer.
The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year will then be drawn from the RIBA National Award-winning projects, and the Stirling Prize winner will be announced in October.
If you are a member of the press seeking more information on the RIBA Yorkshire Awards shortlist (including access to images) please email Claire Young.