Twelve make shortlist for RIBA awards

Michael Hunt

Twelve North West schemes have been shortlisted for the regional Royal Institute of British Architects awards.

The full list of nominees includes:

  • Abito, Manchester designed by BDP
  • New Roundhouse, Manchester designed by Walker Simpson Architects
  • Chips, Manchester designed by Alsop Architects
  • Fisherman's Bridge, Ulpha in the Lake District designed by Honey
  • Avenham Park Pavilion, Preston designed by McChesney Architects
  • Private House, Bowden designed by Stephenson Bell
  • Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool designed by Austin-Smith:Lord
  • Engineering Department, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, designed by Sheppard Robson
  • LJMU Art & Design Academy, Liverpool designed by Rick Mather Architects
  • Liverpool One, Sites 1 & 7, Liverpool designed by Haworth Tompkins and Dixon Jones
  • Chavasse Park Pavilion, Liverpool designed by Studio Three Architects
  • The Pier Head and Canal Link, Liverpool designed by AECOM Design + Planning

Sam Jacob, of FAT, Matt Brook, of Broadway Malyan and Victoria Jessen-Pike, comprise the judging panel and will visit each scheme before the winners are named on 19 May.

The judges will look at the budget, size, complexity of brief, detail, invention/originality, contract type, client satisfaction, sustainability, social factors and capacity to engage and delight its occupants and visitors.

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