Zaha Hadid’s Maxxi Museum of Art in Rome

The RIBA has announced the shortlist for this year’s Stirling prize, which is dominated by cultural buildings. Zaha Hadid’s Maxxi Museum of Art in Rome is the bookies’ favourite to win the £20,000 prize. Rick Mather’s Ashmolean Museum extension in Oxford, and David Chipperfield Architects’ Neues Museum in Berlin have Continue Reading

‘Risky’ Miralles replaced in Leeds

Chapman Taylor’s revised design for a £350 million Leeds shopping centre has been attacked by the architects the firm replaced. The firm’s designs have now been revealed for the first time after the recession-hit Trinity Leeds shopping centre was this week finally given the go-ahead by Land Securities – 11 Continue Reading