Burntwood School wins 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building
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The Burntwood School beat out an impressive shortlist of competitors including MUMA’s renovation of the Whitworth Gallery and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ luxury NEO Bankside development at the River Thames. AHMM rebuilt the award-winning comprehensive girls school between 2011 and 2014 to the tune of £41 million. Six new buildings were added on campus—the four four-story “teaching pavilions,” a sports hall, and a performing arts center—and are placed around the retained buildings,...