Fratry at Carlisle among 10 projects shortlisted for 2022 RIBA North West Awards

by | Mar 7, 2022 | Faith Spaces, Heritage Spaces

Ten projects, ranging from the new RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford to the transformation of a medieval Fratry at Carlisle Cathedral have been shortlisted for 2022 RIBA North West Awards.

The Fratry project was featured in the September/October edition of Agora Journal. Direct link to feature: https://online.fliphtml5.com/vqsuo/ppoe/#p=20

From 19 entries in the North West of England, 10 will now be considered for a RIBA Regional Award.

The projects that have been shortlisted are:

The Fratry by Feilden Fowles © Peter Cook

RIBA North West Jury Chair, Hazel Rounding welcomed the news:

“The 10 projects shortlisted in the North West this year represent a wide range of typologies and geographic coverage. The quality of the schemes submitted by a variety of exceptional architects stimulated some interesting debate amongst the panel. It is however the integrated ability to embrace environmental consciousness no matter what the scale, budget or timing of design that ties the shortlist together and endorses their contribution to region, community and profession.”

Special Exhibitions Gallery, Science and Industry Museum by Carmody Groarke © Gilbert McCarragher

All shortlisted projects will be assessed by a regional jury with the winning projects announced on Thursday 28 April 2022.

See all 2022 RIBA Awards shortlisted projects across the UK.

Regional Award winners are considered for several RIBA Special Awards including the RIBA Sustainability Award sponsored by Michelmersh and the RIBA Building of the Year sponsored by Taylor Maxwell.

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 the summer.

The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year will then be drawn from the RIBA National Award-winning projects, and the Stirling Prize winner will be announced in October.

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