RIBA Stirling Prize for British Architecture Announces 6 Finalists

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Among the 6 shortlisted buildings for the 2014 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize for the best new buildings in Britain are the already famous Shard by Renzo Piano and the beautiful London Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid. Other buildings include the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins, the Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo, the London School of Economics building by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects, and the Manchester School of Art building by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. Here’s the 6 shortlisted buildings..Continue Reading

Zaha Hadid’s Jockey Club Building in Hong Kong

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If I had the slightest bit of interest in numbers I probably would have became an architect, but that wasn’t to be. I still love interesting buildings, inside and out, so I’ll probably do more architecture and design posts. Zaha Hadid Architects are finalists in the Best Tall Buildings Award run by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat with two buildings in Asia. The Jockey Club Innovation Tower at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Wangjing SOHO in Beijing China.Continue Reading