Flint House, a dramatic and innovative new house on a country estate in Buckinghamshire and Sussex House an elegant villa in the Sussex countryside have been announced today (4 November at 10pm) as the first two houses to be shortlisted for the coveted 2015 RIBA House of the Year award, sponsored by specialist insurer, Hiscox. The award is run by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
The projects in the running for the UK’s most prestigious award for a new house are being revealed in a special four part TV series for Channel 4, Grand Designs: House of the Year. During the course of the series which began today (Wednesday 4 November 2015 at 9pm), the seven homes shortlisted for the 2015 RIBA House of the Year award will be announced; the winner will be revealed on screen on Wednesday 25 November.
The first two projects shortlisted for the 2015 RIBA House of the Year are:
- Flint House, Buckinghamshire by Skene Catling De La Pena
- Sussex House, West Sussex by Wilkinson King Architects