Saw Swee Hock Student Centre by O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects is favourite to win the Stirling prize
The new student centre at the London School of Economic is the bookies favourite for this year’s Stirling Prize, ahead of the award of the prestigious architecture gong tomorrow night.
The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre by O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects is 11/8 favourite to win the Stirling prize, ahead of Zaha Hadid’s Olympic aquatics centre and the Shard, by Renzo Piano, which are both on 7/2.
The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, designed by Haworth and Tompkins is the fourth favourite, followed by outsiders the Library of Birmingham, by Mecanoo, and the Manchester School of Art, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, which were both on 10/1.
Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey were named as the 2015 recipients of the RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal last month, which recognises an outstanding contribution to architecture.
The pair founded their Dublin-based practice O’Donnell & Tuomey in 1988, having previously worked together for Stirling Wilford Associates and Colquhoun & Miller in London.
The shortlist and the latest odds
- LSE, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre by O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects 11/8
- London Bridge Tower (The Shard) by Renzo Piano Building Workshop 7/2
- London Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects 7/2
- Everyman Theatre, Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins 9/2
- Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo 10/1
- Manchester School of Art by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios 10/1
- Bookmakers odds supplied by William Hill