Il RIBA Stirling Prize 2007 a David Chipperfield

The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach am Neckar, Germany, designed by David Chipperfield Architects, has won the 12th RIBA Stirling Prize in association with The Architects’ Journal. The RIBA Stirling Prize is given for the RIBA Building of the Year. It is run in association with The Architects’ Journal and is presented to the architects of the building which has been the most significant for the evolution of architecture in the past year. The winning architect receives a cash prize of £20,000. The prize is named after the great British architect Sir James Stirling (1926-1992). The shortlist of six buildings was chosen from winners of RIBA National Awards and RIBA European Awards. The shortlist for 2007 comprised: Museum of Modern Literature, Marbach am Neckar, Germany, by David Chipperfield Architects | Casa da Musica, Porto, Portugal, by Office for Metropolitan Architecture with Arup AFA | Dresden Station Redevelopment, Germany, by Foster and Partners | America’s Cup Building, Valencia, Spain, by David Chipperfield Architects | The Savill Building, Windsor, by Glenn Howells Architects | Young Vic Theatre, London, by Haworth Tompkins | Info: tel +44 207 5805533 fax +44 207 2511541 e-mail:; RIBA