Newport Street Gallery, London – Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has won the highly coveted 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK's best new building.
Newport Street Gallery, London – The original Victorian industrial buildings were former scenery painting workshops, standing alongside a railway viaduct in Vauxhall, south London.
Newport Street Gallery, London – Inside, the five interconnected structures form a seamless space to accommodate exhibitions of varying scales.
Newport Street Gallery, London – "Newport Street Gallery has realized my ambition to create an unobtrusive and beautiful series of buildings that work perfectly as a space to exhibit great art," Hirst said in a statement.
Newport Street Gallery, London – Judges described the project as "irreverent yet sensitive...a poetic juxtaposition of the old and new," in a statement issued by RIBA.
Newport Street Gallery, London – The free public gallery opened last October.
Newport Street Gallery, London – It is the first time Caruso St John, who were behind the Tate Britain revamp, have won the Stirling Prize, although they were previously shortlisted in 2000 and 2006.
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Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford – By Herzog & de Meuron
Outhouse, Gloucestershire – By Loyn & Co Architects
City of Gasgow College, Riverside Campus, Glasgow – By Michael Laird Architects & Reiach and Hall Architects
Trafalgar Place, London – By dRMM Architects
Weston Library, Oxford – By WilkinsonEyre