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RIBA Announces Shortlist for 'Rethink: 2025'
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for Rethink: 2025 - an international design competition for our post-pandemic world.
RIBA Launches 'Re-Imagining Railway Stations' Design Competition
The Royal Institute of British Architects and Network Rail have launched 'Re-Imagining Railway Stations,' an international competition to shape the future of Britain's railway stations. The contest asks entrants to rethink the future of small to medium-size stations across the Network Rail Estate - which…
Iulia Cistelecan Wins 2020 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
Iulia Cistelecan, from the London School of Architecture, has been named the recipient of the 2020 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship for her project 'Life Between Shelters: Refugee camps of today becoming cities of tomorrow.'
RIBA Launches 'RETHINK: 2025' Design Competition
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched 'RETHINK: 2025' - a design competition in search of big ideas for our post-pandemic world. With lives across the globe transformed, the RIBA is asking architects and students to consider what life in our new, post-pandemic world could look…
RIBA Announces Call for Submissions for 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened applications for the 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship. Applications are welcomed from students around the world who are enrolled in, and have successfully completed, the first year of a professional qualification in architecture in…
RIBA Publishes '2019 Business Benchmarking' Trends Report
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published its 2019 Business Benchmarking Report.
Royal Institute of British Architects Announces New Season of RIBA + VitrA Talks
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the new season of RIBA + VitrA talks.
RIBA Future Trends Staffing Index Hits Lowest Level in Almost Two Years
The RIBA Future Trends Staffing Index fell five points in July, showing a significant decrease in the appetite of practices to recruit permanent architectural staff. This is the first time that the Staffing Index has fallen into negative territory for almost two years.
RIBA Future Trends Survey May 2019
Architects remain steady in the face of uncertainty, according to the 2019 May results of the RIBA Future Trends Survey. In May the RIBA Future Trends Workload Index remained at +5 for the third consecutive month.
RIBA Unveils London's Best New Buildings
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled 47 London buildings that have been awarded 2019 RIBA Regional Awards.
RIBA Names Designers of 2019 Summer Installation
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has selected You+Pea to create an installation at the RIBA's landmark HQ building in central London. The studio's proposal was selected from 75 submissions to an open call on the theme of 'Boundaries.'
RIBA Launches Open Call to Design London Festival of Architecture Installation
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched an open call for architects and architecture students to design a temporary installation for the Architecture Gallery at the RIBA at 66 Portland Place, London. The installation will be on show from June 4 through to August 2019, alongside…
2019 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship: Call for Applications
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for applications for the 2019 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship.
Making It Happen: New Community Architecture
RIBA's latest exhibition, Making it Happen: New Community Architecture, which is on view through April 27 at the RIBA Architecture Gallery, offers visitors an experiential opportunity to find out more about some of the UK's new and inspiring community architecture projects. This exhibition tells the…
RIBA Launches UK's First Nationwide Architecture Program for Schoolchildren
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched the 'National Schools Programme,' the UK's first nationwide architectural learning program for schoolchildren.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
'A Home for All' exhibition at the RIBA Gallery will presents six pioneering projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A. Each project in the exhibition demonstrates a different experiment in social housing design, from a tower block that up-ended the terraced street, to a DIY kit that encouraged…
Architects' Confidence in the North of England Dips Significantly
Architects' confidence in the North of England dipped significantly, according to the latest RIBA Future Trends report.
RIBA Publishes Ten Characteristics of Places Where People Want to Live
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published 'Ten Characteristics of Places Where People Want to Live,' highlighting ten characteristics of housing developments where people want to live, illustrated with valuable case study evidence demonstrating the relationship between design quality…
RIBA, CIOB and RICS launch Quality Tracker tool
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have launched a new free-to-download digital tool - the Quality Tracker - to improve the quality of outcomes in the construction industry.
RIBA Announces New Talks Series with VitrA
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced RIBA + VitrA Talks series that will showcase the best in contemporary, established and emerging voices in architecture, both in the UK and internationally with talks taking place in London, Istanbul and other UK cities.
Joining the Dots: A New Approach to Tackling the UK's Infrastructure Challenges
The dire state of the UK's transport infrastructure is contributing to the housing crisis, according to a new report published today, by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Disappear Here: on Perspective and Other Kinds of Space
RIBA has commissioned Sam Jacob Studio to create a new exhibition that explores how perspective drawing has been applied to the art of building for centuries and used as a tool to evoke illusory architectural spaces.
RIBA Future Trends Survey for January 2018 Shows Confidence Climbing Gradually
The Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) monthly Future Trends Workload Index continued to recover in January, rising further from +8 in December 2017 and rebounding back to +12 in January 2018.
Bedales School in Hampshire Wins 2017 RIBA Client of the Year
The 2017 RIBA Client of the Year has been awarded to Bedales School for their Art and Design Building. The annual award, supported by The Bloxham Charitable Trust, recognizes the key role that a good client plays in the creation of fine architecture.
RIBA Reveals Shortlists for 2017 President's Awards for Research
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlists for the 2017 President's Awards for Research. The annual awards celebrate the best research in the fields of architecture and the built environment.
RIBA: Architects' Confidence Dips in June 2017
The Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) monthly Future Trends workload index dipped significantly in June 2017, falling to +10 (down from +23 in May 2017).
EUROPA: Connecting Ideas Across Borders
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the L.K.E Ozolins EUROPA talks series. EUROPA focuses on the relationship between the UK and other European countries.
RIBA Future Trends Survey for May 2017 Shows Signs of Steady Demand for Architects
The Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) monthly survey shows signs of a steady demand for architects in the UK.
RIBA Launches Inaugural International Week
RIBA International Week will take place July 3-7, featuring a wide array of events and keynote speeches around the theme of the New Urban Agenda - the United Nation's global strategy on goals for sustainable development and housing over the coming two decades. The Week's program will facilitate engagement…
Architects Confidence in Future Work Prospects Remains Stable
The Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) monthly Future Trends workload index was static in April 2017, remaining at +22.
Paulo Mendes Da Rocha Receives the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has presented Paulo Mendes da Rocha with the 2017 Royal Gold Medal for architecture.
RIBA Awards 2017
The 2017 RIBA Awards are now open for UK entries until February 28, 2017. For 50 years the RIBA awards and prizes have championed and celebrated the best architecture in the UK and around the world, no matter the form, size or budget.
RIBA and Foster + Partners Launch 2017 Travelling Scholarship with Increased Funds
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Foster + Partners have announced a call for applications for the 2017 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship.
What Clients Think of Architects
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published the results of its 'Working With Architects' survey, highlighting how architects are perceived by construction clients.
Architect Workload Confidence Stabilizes in September Future Trends Survey
The Royal Institute of British Architects has released the results of its Future Trends survey for September '16.
Boon Yik Chung Awarded 2016 RIBA AHR Stephen Williams Scholarship
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and AHR have named Boon Yik Chung as the winner of the 2016/17 Stephen Williams Scholarship.
Annie Spink Award for Architectural Education 2016
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is inviting nominations for the Annie Spink Award for outstanding contribution to architectural education.
RIBA Launches 2016 Funding for New Architecture Research
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for applications from students, academics and practitioners interested in conducting research in architecture during 2016/17.
RIBA Future Leaders Programme 2016
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced details for this year's seminars dedicated to the up-and-coming architects poised to take the leap into senior roles in practice.
RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2016
The 2016 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship is now open for applications. A £6,000 grant will be awarded to one student by a panel of judges which includes Lord Foster and President of the RIBA Jane Duncan.
Client & Architect: Developing the Essential Relationship
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today published outgoing RIBA President Stephen Hodder's special report, Client & Architect: developing the essential relationship.
The RIBA Awards £35,000 to Support Architectural Research
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the winners of the RIBA Research Trust Awards and the RIBA Boyd Auger Scholarship.
Winners of the 2015 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships
The Royal Institute of British Architects has revealed the five winners of the 2015 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships.
RIBA Releases Future Trends Survey November 2014
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has released its Future Trends Survey for November 2014.
Archi-preneurs: Smart Strategies for Small Practices
The Royal Institute of British Architects' small practitioner's conference, Guerrilla Tactics, will be held November 11-12 at its central London HQ.
RIBA Future Trends Survey June 2014
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has released its Future Trends Survey for June 2014.
RIBA Annie Spink Award 2014: Call for Nominations
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for nominations for the 2014 Annie Spink Award.
2014 RIBA President's Medals Student Awards
The 2014 RIBA President's Medals student awards are now open for entries. This year, the Institute is inviting 310 schools of architecture in 62 countries to nominate up to two design projects for the Bronze Medal, up to two design projects for the Silver Medal, and one dissertation for the Dissertation…
Joe Paxton Wins the 8th RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
The 2014 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship has been awarded to Joe Paxton of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London for his proposal, "Buffer Landscapes 2060."
2014 RIBA Research Trust Awards
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for entries for the 2014 RIBA Research Trust Awards.
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Jaguar and London's Leading Architects Present 'Electrified Urban Vision for the Future'
Jaguar, in partnership with RIBA, recently hosted an event in Mayfair, London to reveal its vision for an urban future as electric vehicle adoption reaches tipping point.
Five Architecture Institutes Commit to 'Five Principles' for the Future of the Profession
The five presidents of the UK based architecture institutes of England (RIBA), Scotland (RIAS), Wales (RSAW), Northern Ireland (RSUA) and the Republic of Ireland (RIAI) signed the Five Principles agreement to strengthen and safeguard the future of the profession.
Bedales School Art and Design Building Wins 2017 RIBA National Award
Bedales School Art and Design Building won the 2017 RIBA National Award. Designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, the School is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the South Downs National Park in the village of Steep near Petersfield.
Regeneration of a Victorian Pottery in Middleport Has Created a Dynamic New Business and Visitor Centre
Middleport Pottery is the home of 'Burleighware' ceramics, and is the last working Victorian Pottery in the United Kingdom.
BDP Wins Rochdale Town Centre Design Competition
BDP has won the competition to transform the town centre and complement plans to reopen the River Roch.
King's Grove Wins 2012 Stephen Lawrence Prize
King's Grove, an elegant new house squeezed behind two Victorian terraces in Peckham designed by Duggan Morris Architects, has scooped the Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) Stephen Lawrence Prize 2012.
The Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge Wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2012
The Sainsbury Laboratory, a major new plant science research centre in Cambridge by architects Stanton Williams, has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2012 for the best building of the year.
Peter Zumthor to Receive the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
Peter Zumthor, the world renowned Swiss architect, has been named today as the recipient of the Royal Gold Medal.
BIID Wraps Up Successful Conference
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has enjoyed a successful debut for its inaugural one-day conference, "Celebrating British Design" which took place recently at RIBA HQ, London.
Design Wayfinder by Design Council Cabe
Design now has an even stronger role to play in the planning system, both in terms of plan making and decision taking.
Thomas Aquilina: Winner of the Sixth RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
The 2012 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship has been awarded to Thomas Aquilina of Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, part of the University of Edinburgh.
BDI Calls for Designers to Share New Common Interest Platform
British Design Innovation (BDI) has appealed for designers to band together to share a new 'common interest' platform.
First Design Council Forum Concludes That Government Should Have a Design Strategy
The first Design Council Forum of nearly 100 leaders in design, business, government and education has cautiously agreed that government should have a design strategy.
Quentin Blake Wins Prince Philip Designers Prize 2011
Quentin Blake, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators and the man who created the world-famous images of the Big Friendly Giant and Matilda, named the winner of the 2011 Prince Philip Designers Prize by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at a ceremony at the Design Council in London.
Ingenious Remodelling of 1960s London House Wins 2011 RIBA Manser Medal
The ingenious re-design and renovation of a 1960s house in Highgate, north London, by Duggan Morris Architects has scooped the Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) prestigious Manser Medal 2011 for the best newly designed house or major extension in the UK.
Bishop Review Calls for the Decentralisation of Design Support
England needs a networked system of design support, providing local people with access to built environment expertise and advice, according to the Bishop Review, published today.
Evelyn Grace Academy by Zaha Hadid Architects Wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2011
The Evelyn Grace Academy, a cutting-edge new secondary school in Brixton, south London by Zaha Hadid Architects has won the prestigious £20,000 RIBA Stirling Prize 2011 for the best new European building built or designed in the United Kingdom.
A Pylon for the Future Finalists
A competition to find a new design for the British electricity pylon, launched by RIBA, DECC and National Grid, has been short listed to just six concepts, which are now on show at an exhibition.
Sir David Chipperfield to Receive Royal Gold Medal for Architecture Tomorrow
The internationally-acclaimed British architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE will tomorrow (February 10, 2011) receive of one of the world's most prestigious architecture prizes, the Royal Gold Medal, at a glittering ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London.
Two British Designers Win International Competition to Find the Ultimate Drinking Fountain
The standard for an international design competition to find "The Ultimate Drinking Fountain" for London's eight Royal Parks was so high that the nine strong judging panel have selected two winners.
Sir David Chipperfield CBE to Receive the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture 2011
British architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE has been named today as the recipient of one of the world's most prestigious architecture prizes, the Royal Gold Medal.
MAXXI Museum in Rome by Zaha Hadid Architects wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010
MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome by Zaha Hadid Architects has won the coveted £20,000 RIBA Stirling Prize 2010, in association with The Architects Journal and Benchmark.
Winner Announced for Guy's and St Thomas' Cancer Treatment Centre Competition
Anshen & Allen Associates, Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners and Laing O'Rourke Construction are the winning team in the competition to design a new Cancer Treatment Centre for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
Regent Street Launches a Walking and Shopping Tour Designed by Applied Information Group
Regent Street, Europe's first purpose built shopping street (1830), has launched a walking tour App to illustrate an exciting and informative route along Regent Street.
Seed Cathedral Wins RIBA Lubetkin Prize
The UK Pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai by Heatherwick Studio has scooped the Royal Institute of British Architects' prestigious RIBA Lubetkin Prize for the most outstanding work of international architecture by an RIBA member.
Nash Ramblas iPhone App
London's Festival of Architecture opening weekend, coordinated by RIBA London, celebrates one of the capital's most elegant thoroughfares, the Regency terraces of the north-south route between The Regent's Park and St James's Park, designed by John Nash - one of London's most influential town planner…
Winner Announced for Yele Music Studio Design Competition
John McAslan + Partners and Allied London have announced the winner of an international student competition to design a music studio in Cite Soleil (Port-au-Prince), Haiti, on behalf of Wyclef Jean and his charity Yele Haiti.
Worthing Swimming Pool: Winner Announced
London based practice Wilkinson Eyre Architects has won the competition to design a new swimming pool for Worthing Borough Council.