RIBA London Awards 2022: house inspired by Disneyland ride and neo-Gothic cottage up for top London architectural awards

A mock Tudor-style house and a neoGothic cottage were among the projects that were shortlisted for the RIBA London Awards 2022. The shortlist includes both residential and community properties. Projects featured range from modern add-ons to sympathetic renovations. All projects shortlisted will be evaluated by a regional jury. The winner of the RIBA London Awards 2022 is expected to be announced in the spring. The regional winners will be considered for the national awards. Results will be announced this summer. The RIBA Stirling Prize, the highest award in British architecture, will be presented to the national winners of these awards. Results are expected to be announced in October. Five outstanding projects made the 2022 shortlistMountain View CANAAn Edwardian semi was given a new lease on life by architects CAN. The extension is lasercut to complement the exterior of the home and a partially ruined brick wall within. To join the old and new house, a skylight was added to the upstairs hallway. Full-height windows at the rear of the flats open onto a large garden. Victorian house in Haringey, renovated with green and terracotta cement, is the winner The warehouse buildings, which were once abandoned, have been transformed into workshops, studios, and events spaces using a retrofit design. Bunhill 2 Energy Centre uses waste heat from underground tunnels to heat homes, leisure centres, and schools. The visually stunning building was created by architects Cullinan Studio to “inspire and intrigue” and “celebrate the necessary”. The winners will be announced in the spring. The Regional Award winners are eligible for several RIBA Special Award categories, including the RIBA Sustainability Award, RIBA Building of the Year and the RIBA National Award. Dian Small, director of RIBA London, said that the award includes a wide range of buildings that “reflect the high quality of architecture London has to offer.” “The jury discussions focused on assessing the sustainability and social consciousness of the projects – and how they have and will positively impact the communities they are located in.