Lords Media Centre


Location
Lords Cricket Ground, England

Architect
Future Systems

The Natwest Media Centre at Lords is the only all-aluminum semi-monocoque building in existence. 

 All photographs © 2003 Richard Davies except where otherwise credited

All photographs © 2003 Richard Davies except where otherwise credited

It was designed as a shell structure constructed from prefabricated components built in a shipyard and assembled and welded on site.

The structural glazing system was designed to accommodate very large movements.

Awards
1999 RIBA Stirling Prize for Architecture

 

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