Hadid’s Rome Maxxi museum features on list dominated by museums and schools

Zaha Hadid’s Maxxi in Rome has been shortlisted for the 2010 Stirling prize along with two other museums, two schools and a mixed-use scheme.

dRMM Architects, listed for its Clapham Manor primary school, and Theis + Khan with its Bateman’s Row House, both low-budget projects and both in London, are both shortlisted for the first time. DSDHA’s Christ College school in Guildford is the other school on the list.

The 2007 winner, David Chipperfield, is also nominated for his Neues museum in Berlin, a restoration of neoclassical ruins, as well as Rick Mather for his extension to the Ashmolean museum in Oxford, placing new galleries and an atrium behind a neoclassical facade.

The winner will be announced on 2 October.

The full shortlist is:

  • Ashmolean museum, Rick Mather Architects
  • Bateman’s Row, Theis + Khan
  • Christ’s College school, DSDHA
  • Clapham Manor school, dRMM
  • Maxxi museum, Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Neues museum, David Chipperfield Architects.