Civil Justice Centre makes Stirling Prize shortlist

Denton Corker Marshall's Manchester Civil Justice Centre in Spinningfields has been shortlisted for the UK's most prestigious architectural award, the Stirling Prize.

The CJC is up against a varied list that includes a Scandinavian cable car station by superstar architect Zaha Hadid, the third time she has been nominated, and the Royal Festival Hall in London.

This year's live televised awards will be held in Liverpool on 11 October. The shortlist for the Stirling Prize is drawn from the winners of the RIBA National Awards and the RIBA EU awards.

The shortlist in full is:

  • Manchester Civil Justice Centre, by Denton Corker Marshall
  • Nordpark Cable Railway, Austria, by Zaha Hadid
  • Accordia housing scheme, Cambridge, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios Alison, Brooks Architects and Maccreanor Lavington
  • Royal Festival Hall renovation, London, by Allies and Morrison
  • Westminster Academy, Naim Dangoor Centre in London, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
  • Bijlmer Arena Station, by Grimshaw and Arcadis

Following the success of the CJC, Denton Corker Marshall, which has its roots in Australia, opened a Manchester office. The firm designed One New York Street for Bruntwood and is drawing up plans with Ask Developments among others.

Which of these should win…?

Manchester Civil Justice Centre, by Denton Corker Marshall

Civil Justice Centre

Nordpark Cable Railway, Austria, by Zaha Hadid

Nordpark

Accordia housing scheme, Cambridge, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios Alison, Brooks Architects and Maccreanor Lavington

Accordia

Royal Festival Hall renovation, London, by Allies and Morrison

Royal Festival Hall

Westminster Academy, Naim Dangoor Centre in London, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Westminster Academy

Bijlmer Arena Station, Amsterdam, by Grimshaw and Arcadis

Bijlmer Arena Station

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