skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Stirling Prize 2012

bldg03The Sainsbury Laboratory is delighted to have been chosen as the winner of the Stirling Prize for 2012. The Stirling Prize is the UK's most prestigious architecture prize and is awarded to the project built or designed in Britain "which has made the greatest contribution to the evolution of architecture in the past year."

The building was described as a "timeless piece of architecture" and an "exceptional building." Judges highlighted the Laboratory's blending of private and public space, the flexibility of design that allows for evolving and changing scientific needs and its integration within the sensitive site of the University Botanic Garden. Lord Sainsbury said:

“I am delighted that Stanton Williams has won the RIBA Stirling Prize for the Sainsbury Laboratory, in competition with some outstanding buildings. I am also very proud to be associated with their inspiring building which sets a new standard for laboratory design and blends in beautifully with the historic Botanic Gardens.”

For media enquiries, please contact:

Tim Holt, Head of Communications, Office of External Affairs and Communications, University of Cambridge, tim.holt@admin.cam.ac.uk, Tel: 44 (0)1223 (7)65954

Coronavirus

 

SLCU Latest Updates

(for staff & students)

 

University of Cambridge Guidance 

 

We would like to thank NHS staff, key workers and volunteers who are working tirelessly throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the UK. Our thoughts are with those whose health is impacted here in the UK and around the world.

 

 

Supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation

RSS Feed Latest news

Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser appointed as new CEO of UKRI

May 14, 2020

Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS, Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the national funding agency investing in science and research in the UK.

Giles Oldroyd elected as a fellow of the Royal Society

Apr 29, 2020

Professor Giles Oldroyd has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to science in plant-microbe interactions with his election as a fellow of the Royal Society.

2020 Waddington Medal

Mar 29, 2020

SLCU Director Professor Ottoline Leyser has been awarded the 2020 Waddington Medal by the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB).

View all news