A new residence built in the remains of Astley Castle is one of the shortlisted projects. Photo: Brian Wood
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the project shortlist for the 2013 Stirling Prize. Named for British architect James Stirling, this year's prize will be awarded to one of the following six designs:
Photo: Daniel Hopkinson
Park Hill Phase 1, in Sheffield, England
by Hawkins\Brown with Studio Egret West
"Reinvention of the loved and loathed Grade II* listed 1960s housing estate. The structure of the building remained in place whilst key features were changed – interior layout, windows, security and much more. It stands as a beacon for imaginative regeneration, quality mass housing and the bold reuse of a listed building."
Newhall Be, in Harlow, England
by Alison Brooks Architects
"The radical re-thinking of the shape and interior of the UK house is tackled masterfully with these 84 new homes in suburban Essex that clearly illustrate that good design quality and committed developers can transform peoples' lives. A new model for British housing?"
The winner of the Stirling Prize will be announced on the Thursday 26 September at Central Saint Martins, King's Cross, designed by Stanton Williams.
Recent winners of the RIBA Stirling Prize include:
- 2012: Sainsbury Laboratory, in Cambridge, England, by Stanton Williams
- 2011: Evelyn Grace Academy, London by Zaha Hadid Architects
- 2010: MAXXI Museum, Rome by Zaha Hadid Architects
- 2009: Maggie's Centre at Charing Cross Hospital, London by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
- 2008: Accordia housing development by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios/ Alison Brooks Architects/ Macreanor Lavington
- 2007: The Museum of Modern Literature, Marbach am Neckar, Germany by David Chipperfield Architects