Stirling Prize shortlisting

Our project at John Fisher Street (Darbishire Place) for the Peabody Trust has been short listed for the Stirling Prize. The awards report provides the following description. This is a brilliant piece of urban design. The dignified new building, with its refined proportions and details, replaces a well detailed and proportioned Peabody mansion block taken out in World War II by a V2 bomb, along with another block whose footprint now provides a garden at the heart of the newly completed courtyard still graced by the remaining three Edwardian blocks. A casual comparison of the old and new elevations reveals the subtlety of the new architecture. The use of materials […]

2015 RIBA Awards

SDB is pleased to announce that two of its projects were shortlisted for the RIBA London Regional awards. This was out of a total shortlist across London of 68 projects. Although Copper Lane did not make it through to a Regional Award Darbishire Place was successful and is now automatically put forward to the National Awards shortlist. This is the second project SDB has undertaken for Niall Mclaughlin architects, the first Evelyn Road in Silvertown was also a Regional and National RIBA award winner. Both projects were for the Peabody Trust.