One of the first shortlists to be announced in the annual “awards season” for architecture, is the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) annual award given to the best house or extension completed by an architect in the United Kingdom in the last year.
Two projects are on the shortlists for both House of the Year and the RIBA National Awards – Shawm House by MawsonKerr Architects, and Caring Wood by Macdonald Wright Architects and Rural Office for Architecture.
Also nominated is Richard Meier’s first building in the UK.
The list of twenty nominees are:
› Peacock House; Suffolk, England, by BHSF Architekten with Studio-P
› Redshank; Essex, England, by Lisa Shell Architects with Marcus Taylor
› Shawm House; Northumberland, England, by MawsonKerr Architects
› No 49; London, England, 31/44 Architects
› The Cooperage; London, England, by Chris Dyson Architects
› Hidden House; London, England, by Coffey Architects
› Whole House; London, England, by Hayhurst and Co
› 6 Wood Lane; London, England, by Birds Portchmouth Russum Architects
› Highgate House; London, England, by Carmody Groarke
› Cob Corner; Devon, England, by David Sheppard Architects
› Hill House; Bath, England, by Mike Keys and Anne Claxton
› The Quest; Dorset, England, by Strom Architects
› Woodsman’s Treehouse; Dorset, England, by Brownlie Ernst and Marks
› Caring Wood; Kent, England, by Macdonald Wright Architects and Rural Office for Architecture
› South Street; East Sussex, England, by Sandy Rendel Architects
› Ness Point; Kent, England, by Tonkin Liu
› Newhouse of Auchengee; Ayrshire, Scotland, by Ann Nisbet Studio
› Edinburgh Rd; Edinburgh, Scotland, by A449 Architects
› Fernaig Cottage; Wester Ross, Scotland, by Scampton and Barnett Architects