RIBA 2010 Stirling Prize Finalists

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford increased display space 100-fold for a total of 9,000 square meters, weaving double- and single-height spaces together while preserving Charles Cockerell's original 1845 façade.

Developed by the architect-client with a cross-section of skillfully manipulated floor heights to create use-appropriate volumes, Bateman's Row serves as Theis and Khan Architects’ home and office. The building also incorporates commercial studio and gallery spaces, as well as four apartments.

Adjoining an existing special-needs school designed by the same architects, Christ's College secondary school packs generous circulation and inner courtyard spaces into a compact three-level building.

Designed to "plug into" an existing 19th-century boarding school, Clapham Manor Primary employs a façade system of variegated panels that provides natural interior lighting and views at different heights for adults and children.

Rome's Museum of 21st Century Art

Close collaboration between the architects yielded a holistic approach to the restoration of the Neues Museum's original volumes and sequence of spaces, which now house Egyptian and pre-/early history archaeological collections, as well as scientific research facilities.

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