The Bartlett School of Architecture


Bartlett Research Shortlisted for the RIBA President's Awards

9 October 2017

Four research projects from The Bartlett School of Architecture have been shortlisted for the RIBA President's Awards for Research 2017

Losing Myself by Niall McClaughlin and Yeoryia Manopoulou

The shortlist for the RIBA President's Awards for Research 2017 includes four entries from The Bartlett School of Architecture in the Design and Technical, History and Theory, and Cities and Community categories. 

Losing Myself: Spatial Perception and Architectural Design (pictured above) by Eimear Arthur and Professor Niall McLaughlin of Niall McLaughlin Architects and Professor Yeoryia Manolopoulou of AY Architects was nominated in the Design and Technical category. Niall and Yeoryia lead MArch Architecture's Unit 17 at The Bartlett. 

Ultra Modernism in Manchuria by Dr Edward Denison, MA Architecture and Historic Urban Environments Programme Director, and independent researcher Guang Yu Ren was shortlisted in the History and Theory category along with Reinventing the Prison: the Redevelopment of HMP Holloway, 1968-1978 by Bartlett PhD candidate Miranda Critchley.

Architecture for Politics: Designing Collectivity in Medellín’s Library-Parks by alumnus Dr Cauê Capillé (PhD 2016, supervised by Dr Sophia Psarra and Professor Alan Penn), now at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, was shortlisted in the Cities and Community category. 

The winners in each category and the winner of the President's Medal for Research 2017 will be announced at the RIBA President’s Medals ceremony on 5 December 2017.

Read the full shortlist 

Download the book of abstracts (PDF)

About the RIBA President's Awards for Research

The awards celebrate the best research in the fields of architecture and the built environment. In 2017 51 submissions were received from 11 countries, with a significant number of practice-based entries. The work submitted provides a glimpse of just some of the research being undertaken across the globe by architects, built environment professionals, academics and students and includes fieldwork and case studies from the USA, Singapore, China, Brazil and across the UK.