The Shortlist



Gladstone's Living Heritage Project

Gladstone's Library and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is pleased to announce the four practices shortlisted to design a prestigious new building and re-develop the existing Grade I listed library and landscape. 

The shortlisted practices, who will present their design proposals to the panel on 27th June are: 

  • AOC Architecture
  • Caruso St John Architects
  • Hopkins Architects
  • Simpson & Brown 

Peter Francis, Warden and Director of Gladstone’s Library commented:

“From a surprisingly large number of applicants we are excited by the proven standard, ability and range of the shortlisted architects. They represent the best of British design. We are confident that we will be able to produce a building of outstanding merit.”

Further information on the RIBA competition can be found here.

The proposals from the four shortlisted architects, in no particular order, are as follows (please click each heading for enlargement):

Proposal A

Proposal B

Proposal C

Proposal D

Feedback on these proposals is now closed. We thank you for your participation.