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RIBA Awards 2005: Architecture

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Sampension Headquarters, Hellerup, Denmark
Date built: 2003
Design: 3XN
Sampension is a manager of industry-wide pension schemes for white collar employees in the Danish municipalities (kommuner) and central government. Sampension is headquartered in Tuborg Havn in Hellerup, just north of central Copenhagen. This contemporary Danish building received a RIBA European Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2005.

Millau Viaduct, France
Dates built: 1993-2004
Design: Foster + Partners, Architects
Millau Bridge
photo © Nick Weall
Millau Viaduct
The Millau Viaduct (French: Viaduc de Millau) is a multi-span cable-stayed bridge completed in 2004 across the gorge valley of the Tarn near Millau in Southern France. The design team was led by engineer Michel Virlogeux and English architect Norman Foster. As of 2020, it remains the tallest bridge in the world, having a structural height of 336.4 metres (1,104 ft).

BMW Central Building, Leipzig, Germany

Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
BMW Central Building RIBA Awards 2005 Winner
photography © Hélène Binet
BMW Central Building Leipzig
In October 2004 BMW moved into the Central Building at the new Plant Leipzig premises, designed by London-based architect Zaha Hadid. The building’s design facilitates a radical new interpretation of open office landscape, delivering an even more engaging experience of connectivity and transparency within the demanding functionality.

Entory Home, Ettlingen, Germany

Design: Behnisch, Behnisch + Partner

Fire & Police Station, Berlin, Germany

Design: Sauerbruch Hutton Architects

Athlone Civic Centre, Ireland

Design: Keith Williams Architects
Athlone Civic Centre Building - RIBA Awards 2005 Winner
photo : Eamonn O’Mahony
Athlone Civic Centre Building
The Civic Centre, Library and Centre Square are the main focal points of a strategic master plan for the regeneration of Athlone. The property accommodates Athlone Town Council, featuring the Council Chambers, Executive Offices, Public Area, 1,000sqm Regional Library and a new town square.

Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Ireland

Design: A&D Wejchert Architects
The Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown (Irish: Ospidéal Uí Chonghaile Baile Bhlainséir) is a teaching hospital in Blanchardstown, Dublin. It is managed by RCSI Hospitals. The hospital, which was initially established as a tuberculosis sanitarium, was designed by Norman White and constructed by Sisk Builders.

House at Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland

Design: Niall McLaughlin Architects
House at Clonakilty
photo © Niall McLaughlin
House at Clonakilty

James Usher Library, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Design: McCulloch Mulvin Architects

Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

SAP Galway, Parkmore East, Ireland

Design: Bucholz McEvoy Architects

Sheltered Housing & Hostel, Gorey, Ireland

Paul Keogh Architects

Wheatfield Courtyard, County Dublin, Ireland

David McDowell

Max Mara Headquarters, Italy

John McAslan + Partners

South-East Coastal Path, Barcelona, Spain

Design: Foreign Office Architects

Museum of World Culture, Sweden

Brisac Gonzalez Architects

Café Mangiarebere Wine Bar, Catania, Sicily, Italy

Studio Maria Giuseppina / Grasso Cannizzo

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