2013 RIBA Award shortlist announced

David McCourt

Sixteen schemes in the North West have been shortlisted for a 2013 RIBA Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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RIBA North West Awards recognise good, innovative architecture within the region.

The buildings that have been shortlisted are:

  • Chetham's School of Music, Manchester, by Stephenson: ISA Studio
  • Darwen Vale High School, Blackburn, John McAslan & Partners
  • Florence Institute, Liverpool, Purcell
  • Great Marlborough Street, Manchester, Hodder & Partners
  • Highfield Pavilion, Stalybridge, OMI Architects
  • M&S Cheshire Oaks, Wirral, Aukett Fitzroy Robinson
  • Mann Island, Liverpool, Broadway Malyan
  • MMU Business School, Manchester, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • One Angel Square, Manchester, 3D Reid
  • Rain Bow Gate, Burnley, Tonkin Liu
  • Rockmount, Wirral, Shed KM
  • Rossall Point Observation Tower, Fleetwood, Studio Three Architects
  • Squire House, Preston, Harrison Pitt Architects
  • St Silas CE Primary School, Blackburn, Capita Symonds
  • Swan Square, Manchester, Q2 Architects
  • Wolden Haus, Ormskirk, BYA Architects Ltd

More details can be found on the RIBA website.

A regional jury will assess the shortlisted buildings, with the winners announced on the evening of Wednesday 12 June 2013.

Regional winners will then be considered for a RIBA National Award in recognition of their architectural excellence on a national platform, announced on the same evening.

The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year will be drawn from the RIBA National Award winning buildings.

The 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize will be announced on Thursday 26 September 2013 in London.

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