Six buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Northern Ireland Awards 2017.

The buildings that have been shortlisted are: 

  • Ballymena Health & Care Centre by Keppie Design and Hoskins Architects
  • Clogher House, Lisburn, by McGarry Moon Architects
  • Fallahogey Studio, Kilrea, by McGarry Moon Architects
  • Linen Loft,Belfast, by McDowell+Bostock Architects
  • St Bernadette’s Church Refurbishment Phase 1,Belfast, by Kennedy FitzGerald Architects
  • Tireighter Cairn, Park Co.Derry, by Broadstone Architects

All shortlisted buildings will now be further assessed on site by the regional jury with the winning buildings announced at an event in May. The 2017 jury for Northern Ireland is made up of distinguished architects Alastair Hall (Hall McKnight) and Kieran McGonigle (McGonigle McGrath) and the lay judge is world renowned artist Colin Davidson.

Regional Award winners will be considered for a highly-coveted RIBA National Award in recognition of their architectural excellence, the results of which will be announced in June.  The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year will be drawn from the RIBA National Award-winning buildings later in the year.

Ciarán Fox, Director of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA), said, “This year’s shortlist takes in a wide range of projects including housing, offices, restoration and public buildings. It is encouraging to see the high standard of architecture being achieved across so many sectors. We are fortunate to have such talented architects working in Northern Ireland and we’re working hard to create the conditions to allow that talent to flourish.”

To view images of the shortlisted projects please click the link below: