Four Sheffield buildings shortlisted for RIBA awards

Posted by: Ashley Birch
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The recently revamped Site Gallery, on Brown Street

The four are among 15 projects from across the region in the running to scoop the prestigious architecture award

IFifteen projects have been shortlisted for this year’s RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2019 Awards, including four from right here in Sheffield.


The Four Sheffield buildings in the running are The Site Gallery, Alsop Fields, The Hollis Building and Mercia School.


The Alsop Fields development, which houses Jaywing


RIBA Yorkshire Judging Panel Chair, Stephen Hill said: “The range of excellent projects entered for this year’s RIBA Awards mirror the diversity of Yorkshire itself.


“Whether embracing its beautiful landscapes, heritage or celebrating its dynamic future, what they have in common is inventiveness and imagination in addressing their individual context and creating places that bring delight.”   


Mercia School, on Carter Knowle Road


All shortlisted projects will be assessed by a regional jury with the winning buildings announced at the RIBA Yorkshire Awards evening and reception on May 16th, 2019 at Aspire, Leeds. Guest speaker for the evening will be the RIBA President elect Alan Jones.


Regional Award winners will be considered for a highly-coveted RIBA National Award in recognition of their architectural excellence, the results of which will be announced in June. The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year will be drawn from the RIBA National Award-winning buildings later in the year.


The Garde II listed Hollis Building's Upper Chapel


The buildings that have been shortlisted are:

  • Alsop Fields
  • Avalon
  • Corn Yard
  • The Great Barn, Bolton Abbey
  • The Hollis Building
  • Leeds Arts University
  • Mercia School, Sheffield
  • Merrion House, Leeds
  • Mount Grace Priory Café
  • LVV,RTC and iCAIR
  • Site Gallery, Sheffield
  • Scala Yard
  • Solar Gate
  • Velvet Mill, Lister Mills
  • The Weston, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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