Buildings of the Year 2012: The RIBA Architecture Awards

Showcasing new projects of all types worldwide by both established and emerging practices, Buildings of the Year 2012 is essential reading for anyone interested in recent developments in contemporary architecture. This authoritative book is the official guide to the work of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and all the RIBA's awards presented in 2012. Among the featured awards are the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize, given to the architect of the building that has made the greatest contribution in the past year to the evolution of architecture and the built environment; the RIBA Lubetkin Prize, awarded to the architect of the best RIBA International Award-winning building; and the Royal Gold Medal, conferred on a distinguished architect in recognition of a lifetime's work. Also included are reflections on the year in architecture by the RIBA President, all national and regional awards, the RIBA International and Honorary Fellowships, the RIBA President's Medals Student Awards, and the Housing Design Awards.