RIBA Council election results 2009

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the results of the RIBA Council Elections 2009.

Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The six building projects which have made it onto this year's shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2009 have been announced.

RIAS Honorary Fellows announced

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has presented Honorary Fellowships to Linda Fabiani MSP, a former Minister for architecture, and Piers Gough of CZWG Architects.

Counter-terrorism design win

Peter Hughes was named the winner of an RIBA backed competition for architecture and design students to design a public space to minimise the effects of a terrorist attack.

Scottish house building winners announced

Individuals from Scotland's home building industry have been recognised at the industry's key annual event held at the EICC in Edinburgh on Friday 1 May, which attracted almost 500 senior industry representatives.

Network Rail seeks nominations for partnership awards

The search is on for the best in the business as Network Rail seeks nominations for the first ever Rail Partnership Awards 2009.

Reading University wins CIOB award

The Chartered Institute for Building (CIOB) ‘Innovation Research Paper’ Award 2008/9 has been won by Professor Stuart Green.

Wolseley crowned by Interserve

Wolseley has been awarded ‘Supplier of the Year’ by customer Interserve, one of the largest facilities management companies in the UK.

Memorial award from Glasgow University

A special award for surveying students has been set up by Glasgow Caledonian University.

RIBA awards 14 Fellowships

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has awarded 14 new Honorary Fellowships.

Low carbon award winners revealed

A number of top names in the construction industry were named winners last night at the second annual Low Carbon Performance Awards.

Alumet wins excellence award

Warwickshire based Building façade specialist Alumet is celebrating after landing a Midlands Excellence Award – an award which recognises and rewards business excellence in organisations from across the region.

RIBA Annie Spink award winners

Professor Andrew MacMillan and Professor Isi Metzstein have been named as joint winners of the RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education.

RIBA launch counter terrorist competition

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a new competition encouraging students to think creatively about 'designing-in' counter terrorist features into buildings.

RIBA student design competition

The RIBA and DWA Architects have launched a Caring for Older People design competition.

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