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Apparata Architects nominated for Stirling Prize

Apparata Studio (HR-001/002, Shoreditch) have been nominated for the Stirling Prize, the UK's most prestigious prize for architecture, for their project A House For Artists in Barking. Winners will be announced on 19th October.

The project provides twelve apartments to artists in Barking who contribute to running a public programme. The project is a rethink of adaptable, sociable living. The building is also nominated for the Neave Brown Award for Housing and the Stephen Lawrence Prize.

View the shortlist here

You can vote in the People’s Poll here: riba.wufoo.com/forms/z1b69mb30sn3h2e

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Reviews of the building:

"All new housing has something to learn from A House for Artists” - Rowan Moore, Observer Architecture Critic


"this is an ideal blueprint for 21st-century housing, adaptable for the long term and future-proofed for any scenario” - Olly Wainwright, Guardian Architecture Critic.