"London's exceptional new architecture celebrated - Winners of the 2015 Riba London Awards announced" - Architecture.com
- Date: 18/05/2015
The winners of the 2015 Riba London awards, including the RIBA London Building of the Year Award, supported by BLP Insurance, are announced.
'The restoration and adaptive re-use of a 1930’s Art Deco former cinema in Bayswater, an elegantly pragmatic fourteen-storey office block that demonstrates the occupiers commitment to King’s Cross redevelopment, a stylish contemporary four bedroom home which takes advantage of a sloping site in the Highgate Conservation Area, a primary school expansion in Ealing with the cheerful quality of an adventure playground, a reinterpretation of the traditional five storey mansion block in Whitechapel for the oldest social housing providers in London AND a dramatic refurbishment of a Grade 2 listed religious hall in Euston revealing a powerful funnel like ceiling are amongst the 38 winning projects from across the capital that have been bestowed London’s top architecture accolade at the 2015 RIBA London Awards, the capital’s biggest celebration architecture and architects, held at the National Theatre this evening (Monday 18 May).
'One of the major winners of the night, taking the RIBA London Building of the Year Award, supported by BLP Insurance, were Architecture 00 for The Foundry, a stripped back and rebuilt former shoe polish factory transformed on a small budget into a Social Justice and Human Rights Centre in Vauxhall.'
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