St Albans Museum + Gallery shortlisted for architecture award

A jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was given a tour of St Albans Museum +

A jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was given a tour of St Albans Museum + Gallery. Picture: St Albans Museum + Gallery - Credit: Archant

St Albans Museum + Gallery is one of 23 buildings shortlisted for a regional architecture award.

A jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was given a tour of St Albans Museum +

A jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was given a tour of St Albans Museum + Gallery. Picture: St Albans Museum + Gallery - Credit: Archant

A regional jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) visited the £7.75 million museum and gallery for the RIBA East 2019 Awards. They were given a tour by architect Katherine Watts, Cllr Annie Brewster and Willmott Dixon construction manager Jon Allworth.

Cllr Brewster, portfolio holder for culture and sport, said: “It is an enormous honour to be considered alongside such impressive projects for a highly coveted RIBA Award.

“The jury were really engaging and seemed fascinated about the restoration story.”

The results of the award will be announced in a ceremony at Downing College, Cambridge, on Thursday, May 9.

A jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was given a tour of St Albans Museum +

A jury from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) was given a tour of St Albans Museum + Gallery. Picture: St Albans Museum + Gallery - Credit: Archant


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If successful, the regional award winners will be considered for an RIBA national award.

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