Riba Excellence in Architecture 2019 Stirling Prize winner confirmed.

Leading on from last month’s blog RIBA Excellence in Architecture – 2019 Stirling Prize Shortlist the winner has now been formally announced.

First place was awarded to Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley .

The project is a major development of new council-owned energy efficient homes in Norwich and is one of the largest collections of Passivhaus homes constructed in the UK.

With two story houses bookended by three-story flats, the homes are a passive solar scheme, designed to minimise fuel bills for residents: annual energy costs are estimated to be 70% cheaper than for the average household.

Read more here. 

Contractor: RG Carter

Structural Engineer: Rossi Long Consulting

Environmental / M&E Engineer: Greengauge Building Energy Consultants

Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant: Hamson Barron Smith

Project Management: MER Construction Services

Landscape Architect: BBUK

Certified Passivhaus Designer: WARM

Clerk of Works Enhabit (Whole House Energy)

Internal area 8,056 m²