Structural Award won by Library of Birmingham

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) award won by £188.8 million Library of Birmingham


The £188.8 million Library of Birmingham's notoriety for being a point of interest building has been reinforced after it won a national structural honor. 
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) named the library as one of 44 UK victors in its national grants and it will now be considered for the prestigious Stirling Prize later in the year. 
This most recent honor takes after on from the RIBA West Midlands Awards in April when the library won three of the four prize classes on offer and the West Midlands undertaking of the year title gave to it by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 
The accomplishment for Birmingham did not stop there however as Waverley School, in Bordesley Green, was additionally named a national victor by RIBA. 
A sum of 56 structures including 12 from EU, will be considered for the Stirling Prize whose past beneficiaries incorporate the Scottish Parliament assembling in Edinburgh, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and Terminal 4 at Barajas Airport in Madrid. 
RIBA president Stephen Hodder said: "Great building design dependably starts with a conferred customer and it is amazingly encouraging to see in this current year's harvest of champs the expanding distinguishment, quite in people in general segment, of the key part of great outline in drawing in guests, learners and customers and of the sensational impact that an excellent building has on groups and pride." 
The grants have been reported in front of the begin of the 2014 Love Architecture Festival on June 20. 
Highlights incorporate RIBA's versatile display showing up in Wolverhampton and Stoke-on-Trent, the Hidden Spaces presentation at Curzon Street Station in Birmingham and the declaration of the champ of the Birmingham Civic Society and Birmingham Post's Re-Imagine Design Competition.
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