next Architects Niall McLaughlin win in 2022 Stirling Prize For her new library at Magdalene College, Dezeen has compiled 10 major projects by the British architecture studio.
Architects Niall McLaughlin It is a London based architectural studio founded in 1990 by Geneva-born Niall McLaughlin.
The New Library at Magdalene College was the fourth project by the studio to be shortlisted for the Stirling Prize, but the first to win it. Her previous abbreviated projects were Sultan Nazrin Shah Center in 2018, Derbyshire Place In 2015 and Bishop Edward King Chapel in 2013.
Read on for 10 of Niall McLaughlin Architects’ projects:
The new library at Magdalene College 2022
Built at Magdalene College for the University of Cambridge, the new library is a library brick The wooden structure indicates the historic architecture of the campus. The project that won the 2022 race Stirling Prizewas the result of a 2014 competition to set up new facilities alongside the first-class Pepys Library.
The building is organized on a tartan grid and includes a triple height entrance hall and double height reading rooms. The interior is filled with a mixture of laminated wood and red brick, topped with gable roof Shapes and skylights.
This pine tower serves as the entrance to Auckland Castle and Point of view For the town of Bishop Auckland. The studio is designed with an illustration in a book about medieval fortifications and is intended to simulate a siege engine.
It was built entirely from sticky plywood, chosen by Niall McLaughlin Architects for their durable qualities, cost and visual relationships of medieval wooden structures. Golden balconies and balustrades line the tower and contrast with the gray of the wood, while the inner ticket hall features text-carved walls and paneled ceilings.
Located in the valley of the river in HampshireThis country house houses a number of Cement Volumes set on a flint-clad “habitable wall”. The house is organized via a subtly sloping site that allows each of its interior spaces to overlook the surrounding landscape.
The home’s monolithic exterior contrasts with interior walls lined with French oak that frame full-height windows. The interior spaces have been kept relatively small allowing parts of the house to be closed off and confined when not in use by the resident’s extended family.
Sultan Nazrin Shah Center, 2018
pebble The Nazrin Shah Center of Niall McLaughlin Architects featured stone fins and windows, which was designed for Oxford University’s Worcester College.
Featuring a lecture theatre, student learning areas, seminar spaces, and a dance studio, the structure is located on the college’s heritage-listed campus and features an interior with wooden beams and columns. In 2018, the project was Shortlisted for the Stirling Prize.
Elsewhere at Cambridge University, Niall McLaughlin Architects renovated the 1970s building at Jesus College. The project was the result of the same competition that led to the creation of the new library at Magdalene College.
as part of renewalThe studio has restored the building’s existing library and dining area and expanded it with offices, social spaces, student housing, and a student café and bar. The interior has been stripped back to reveal brick and wooden bones, while the exterior of the building has been re-paved in timber and stone.
St. Teresa’s Church and Convent, 2016
In St Teresa’s Church and Priory, a heritage reserve church In Dublin, Niall McLaughlin Architects are tasked with improving and renewal Chapel and monastery on the second floor.
Due to the nature of the building’s sheltered setting, any new additions to the space had to be preserved and aligned with the existing structure, which prompted the studio to develop a design that overlaps with the original walls. ash There is a frame with benches and screens built within the original space, along with a custom-made wooden altar, tent, chair and pulpit.
Fishing Hut is located on a lake in Hampshire, and it is small The Plane Provides a place to store boats It is a fishing tackle but also serves as a meeting point and shelter for fishermen.
The structure contains Solid Frame, built on a concrete foundation poured on the bottom of the lake. Oak lines the interior of the cabin, while oak wood Window or window blinds It coats the outside and allows it to open outwards. It is surmounted by an aluminum ceiling that hangs from wooden decks at both ends.
In a 15-year project, Niall McLaughlin Architects has restored and expanded a Grade II listed Georgian home in London to better frame its residents. art Sculpture collection.
As part of the project, the studio added an underground gallery in the back of the garden. The gallery is connected to the house by a corridor hidden by a double-height screen, which is built from blocks of molded stucco placed on translucent panels glass.
Bishop Edward King Chapel, 2013
Bishop Edward King Chapel is an elliptical structure at Ripon Theological Seminary in Oxford It was created to replace a chapel on campus. It has a Clipsham stone front arranged in a dog-tooth bond formation and has characteristics similar to those of the surrounding limestone buildings.
Inside, the church features tree-like wooden pillars organized around its perimeter. The wooden structure is built using prefabricated Fir tree Sections, which combine to form an upper reticular canopy.
Irish blue limestone house in rural Gulen hut On the south coast of Ireland which Niall McLaughlin Architects designed four monolithic extensions. The studio mirrors the sloping roof profile of the existing cottage with a series of staggered gables that taper into the landscape.
The original body has a white paint finish that distinguishes it from the new gray limestone-clad additions. Courtyards surround and bridge the spaces between each volume.