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(*****)   2004 Royal Australian Institute of Architects NSW Awards

  • Aurora Place, Sydney -- Renzo Piano
        The Sulman Award
  • Macquarie Apartments, Sydney -- Renzo Piano
        The Wilkinson Award
  • Shellharbour Workers Club, Illawarra -- Caroline Pidcock and Richard Goodwin
  • Asian Galleries at Art Gallery of NSW -- Richard Johnson
  • Sydney Theatre on Hickson Road -- Andrew Anderson
  • MLC school pool -- Ed Lippmann
  • Cove Apartments, The Rocks -- Harry Seidler
  • St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta -- Romaldo Giurgola

top gong
most sought after

    Single Houses :  
  • House Spry, Point Piper, Sydney -- Durbach Block
        Neil Durbach, Camilla Block, Lisa Le Van, Joseph Grech
        for Helen and Malcolm Spry

        -- Q : "How long did it take? A : 22 months"
        ("moved in March 2004")
        -- "Insider's Tip:   Really understand the detail of the building contract."

  • House at Mackerel Beach -- Dawson Brown
  • Newcastle -- Bourne + Blue (with Stuchbury and Pape)

    Alterations and Additions :

  • Tibet, Queen Street, Woollahra -- Donovan Hill

  • Jones Bay Wharf -- PTW Architects, Bates Smart and Otto Cserhalmi + Partners
        Greenway Award

  • "Art Wall" office building, Kings Cross -- Dale Jones-Evans
        Colorbond Award
  • 21-23 Hereward Street, Maroubra -- Alec Pappas
        Premier's Award

Robin Boyd Award [-]

(*****)   The 2004 Wired Rave Awards

(For rebuilding the art of building)

  • The Lois & Richard Rosenthal Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati -- Zaha Hadid

        the other nominees:

    • Prada, Tokyo -- Pierre de Meuron & Jacques Herzog
    • Swiss Re headquarters,London -- Norman Foster
    • Starlight Theater, Rockford, Illinois -- Jeanne Gang
    • Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles -- Frank Gehry

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(*****)   RIBA award winners 2004

(The Royal Institute of British Architects conferred awards on 69 buildings across the UK and Europe. Six other buildings outside Europe were given the RIBA Worldwide award.)

  • Maggie's Cancer Caring Respite Centre, Dundee -- Frank Gehry with James F Stephen
  • Graduate Centre, London Metropolitan University -- Studio Daniel Libeskind
    "a high-art object" on "one of the grottier high streets of inner London" (judges)
  • Hoyle Early Years Centre, Bury, Lancashire -- DSDHA
    "does not shout about its architectural ambitions but it is an exemplary building that works for the staff and children, all of whom are much less stressed than before" (judges)
  • Berners Pool, Grange over Sands -- Hodder Associates
  • Advance Dental Clinic, Chelmsford -- Richard Mitzman
  • Vista, Dungeness -- Simon Conder Associates
  • 30 St Mary Axe, London -- Foster and Partners
  • The Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati USA -- Zaha Hadid
        "architecture played like high drama" (judges)
  • Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Canada -- Alsop Architects with Rywa
        "courageous, bold and just a little insane" (judges)

  • The Bridge of Aspiration at the Royal Ballet School
  • The City Inn, Westminster
  • The Business Academy, Bexley
  • Double House, Camden
  • Islington's Gainsborough Studios
  • The Horniman Museum, Forest Hill
  • Gormley Studio, King's Cross
  • The New King's Library at the British Museum

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(*****)   2004 Stirling Prize For Architecture -- the shortlist in full
"the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year"

Odds by William Hill (guar_04.09.09)
4,140 votes cast in BBC internet poll (guar_04.09.10)

  • Kunsthaus, Graz -- Peter Cook, Colin Fournier (4-1);   12%  
  • The Spire, Dublin -- Ian Ritchie Architects (3-1)  
  • Imperial War Museum North, Manchester -- Studio Daniel Libeskind (5-1);   13%  
  • Phoenix Initiative, Conventry -- MacCormac Jamieson Prichard (4-1)  
  • The Swiss Re Tower, 30 St. Mary Axe, London WC1 -- Foster and Partners (5-2);   57%  
  • Business Academy Bexley -- Foster and Partners (5-1)

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