Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Opera House building wins prestigious award

The Royal Opera House Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop has won a RIBA East Spirit of Ingenuity award.

RIBA President Angela Brady said:

“For nearly fifty years the RIBA Awards have reflected the changing state of British architecture and revealed emerging design trends. What really stands out is that even in times of austerity, we can still deliver amazingly clever, high quality buildings that reflect the needs of today and enhance our daily lives.

The judges were delighted to see so many well considered, crafted and innovative projects, and the use of beautiful materials; these projects are truly exciting and inspiring.

The huge range of great buildings will guarantee an exciting Stirling Prize shortlist later in the year and illustrates the value of quality in architecture.”

The following six buildings are winners of an RIBA East Spirit of Ingenuity Award, the RIBA regional awards for the East.
1. Emmanuel College Library, St Andrews Street, Cambridge by Kilburn Nightingale Architects
2. Feeringbury Farm Barn, Essex by Hudson Architects
3. Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, Herts by FaulknerBrowns Architects
4. Private House, Cambridge by Mole Architects
5. Royal Opera House Production Workshop, Purfleet Bypass, Purfleet by Nicholas Hare Architects
6. Stable Acre, Norfolk by David Kohn Architects


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