Fretton favourite for 2009 Stirling Prize

Bookmaker William Hill have put Tony Fretton's Fuglsang Kunstmuseum , as the favourite to win the RIBA Stirling Prize 2009.The Fuglsang Kunstmuseum has been given odds of 6/4 to win, closely followed by both shortlisted projects by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, the Maggie's Centre in London and the Spanish winery Bodegas Protos, with joint odds of 9/2.

The winner will be announced on Saturday 17 October at 9pm, andbroadcast live on Channel 4 from Old Billingsgate in London.

Now in its 14th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is run in association with The Architects' Journal and Crystal CG, and is awarded to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year.

Full details of the six shortlisted buildings with William Hill's latest odds are as follows:

• Fuglsang Kunstmuseum , Denmark by Tony Fretton Architects (William Hill odds: 6/4) • Maggie's Centre , London by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (odds: 9/2) • Bodegas Protos , Spain by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (odds: 9/2) • Liverpoool One Masterplan , Liverpool by BDP (odds: 5/1) • 5 Aldermanbury Square , London by Eric Parry Architects (odds: 5/1) • Kentish Town Health Centre , London by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (odds: 6/1)

This year, the £20,000 cash prize will be donated by the Marco Goldschmied Foundation, which is set up by former RIBA President Marco Goldschmied.

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