The shortlist for the prestigious 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize features six exceptional and completely different buildings from across the country which will now go head to head for architecture’s highest accolade and a £20,000 prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
The RIBA Stirling Prize is now in its seventeeth year; the 2012 winner will be announced at a special event in Manchester on Saturday 13 October.
The Hepworth, Wakefield by David Chipperfield Architects
Lyric Theatre, Belfast by O’Donnell + Tuomey
Maggie’s Centre, Glasgow by OMA
New Court, London by OMA
Olympic Stadium, London by Populous
Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge by Stanton Williams