Sir David Adjaye named as RIBA Stirling Prize 2018 jury chair

by Luke Cloherty | 07 Sep 2018

Renowned British architect Sir David Adjaye has been named jury chair for the 2018 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize.

Adjaye, whose recent endeavours include SPYSCAPE – an interactive spy museum in New York – will head the panel deciding the award winner, with other judges including RIBA president Ben Derbyshire, 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize winner Alex de Rijke and Woman of the World Festival founder Jude Kelly.

"This year’s shortlist demonstrates sensitive and engaged thinking across a wide range of projects – from cemeteries to nurseries and from galleries to workspaces," said Adjaye.

The prize, which awards the best new British Building annually, features Jamie Fobert Architects’ New Tate St Ives among its six nominees.

The contest winner will be announced in London on 10 October 2018.

RIBA Stirling Prize 2018
The nominees

Bloomberg, London by Foster + Partners

Bushey Cemetery, Hertfordshire by Waugh Thistleton Architects

Chadwick Hall, University of Roehampton, London by Henley Halebrown

New Tate St Ives, Cornwall by Jamie Fobert Architects with Evans & Shalev

Storey's Field Centre and Eddington Nursery, Cambridge by MUMA

The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford by Niall McLaughlin Architects

Sir David Adjaye  RIBA  RIBA Stirling Prize 2018  Alex de Rijke  Jude Kelly  Ben Derbyshire 
Renowned British architect Sir David Adjaye has been named jury chair for the 2018 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize. Adjaye, whose recent endeavours include SPYSCAPE – an interactive spy museum in New York – will head the panel deciding the award winner, with other judges including RIBA president Ben Derbyshire, 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize winner Alex de Rijke and Woman of the World Festival founder Jude Kelly.
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Adjaye's recent endeavours include SPYSCAPE, an interactive spy museum in New York
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