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Carbuncle Cup 2013

UCL’s student block, 465 Caledonian Road by Stephen George & Partners

Carbuncle Cup winner 2013: A triumph for the dark side

29 August 2013

This year’s worst new building, 465 Caledonian Road by Stephen George & Partners, offers a prison-like experience for student residents

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Carbuncle Cup 2013 shortlist revealed

19 August 2013

The six buildings that are one step closer to winning architecture’s wooden spoon…

Oakfield Primary by Sunesis

Carbuncle Cup nomination — Oakfield Primary, Rugby by Atkins for Sunesis Video

18 June 2013

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The Shard

Carbuncle Cup nomination — The Shard by Renzo Piano

6 August 2013

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York_Rd4

Carbuncle Cup nomination — Premier Inn, Lambeth, London by Hamiltons*

9 July 2013

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Carbuncle Cup 2013 open for nominations

17 May 2013

The UK’s most controversial architecture prize is back

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Carbuncle Cup 2012

The Cutty Sark by Grimshaw

Carbuncle Cup winner 2012: Ship in a throttle Video

13 September 2012

Grimshaw’s disastrously conceived restoration of the Cutty Sark is winner of this year’s BD Carbuncle Cup, tragically defiling the very thing it sets out to save

The ArcelorMittal Orbit

In video: Carbuncle Cup shortlist 2012 Video

7 September 2012

Ahead of announcing the winner of Carbuncle Cup, Ellis Woodman takes his camera around this year’s shortlisted monstrosities…

Shard End library, Birmingham by Idp Partnership

Carbuncle Cup 2012: the shortlist

22 July 2012

After months of public nominations, these six are one step closer to winning architecture’s wooden spoon…

Mann Island Development by Broadway Malyan

Carbuncle Cup nomination — Mann Island by Broadway Malyan

26 June 2012

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Shard End library, Birmingham by Idp Partnership

Carbuncle Cup nomination — Shard End Library, Birmingham by Idp Partnership

12 June 2012

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The Prince’s Foundation’s Natural House.

Carbuncle Cup nomination — The Prince’s Foundation’s Natural House

29 May 2012

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Strata tower by BFLS.

Two years in our Carbuncle

24 July 2012

How does it feel when the building you’ve moved into wins the Carbuncle Cup?

Cutty Sark - image by reader

Carbuncle Cup nomination — Cutty Sark renovation by Grimshaw Architects

22 May 2012

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The Hive in Worcester by Feilden Clegg Bradley

Carbuncle Cup nomination - The Hive, Worcester, by Feilden Clegg Bradley

24 April 2012

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Carbuncle Cup 2011

MediaCityUK, Salford Quays

MediaCityUK wins 2011 Carbuncle Cup Video

1 September 2011

Amid strong competition, the Salford media hub is voted this year’s worst UK building in BD’s annual Carbuncle Cup competition.

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Media City Salford by Fairhursts, Chapman Taylor and Wilkinson Eyre Video

31 August 2011 | Updated: 1 September 2011

“There’s an emptiness here that the architects have desperately tried to compensate for”

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The Museum of Liverpool: 3XN's Kim Nielsen defends his design Video

26 July 2011

The Museum of Liverpool opened to the news it had been nominated for this year’s Carbuncle Cup.

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One Hyde Park, London. Archtiect: Rogers Stirk Harbour

Carbuncle Cup citation: One Hyde Park by Rogers Stirk Harbour Video

22 July 2011

“What is shocking is that, after five years in the making and a £500 million construction cost, it is quite so bad.”

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Bond Bryan liquorice allsorts

Carbuncle Cup citation: Phoenix High School by Bond Bryan

22 July 2011

“Seems to have been built in Jenga blocks by someone who is colour blind – in  a conservation area”

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Ebenezer Chapel and housing development, Brighton. Architect: Molyneux Architects

Carbuncle Cup citation: Ebenezer Chapel and Housing Development by Molyneux Architects

22 July 2011

“These mediocre buildings that damage our cities more than bolder failures”

Comments (1)

Newport Station by Grimshaw and Atkins Video

31 August 2011 | Updated: 1 September 2011

A quick tour around the Carbuncle Cup nominated station with judges Hugh Pearman and Ellis Woodman

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Bloated icons and dreary sheds go head to head in the race for the Carbuncle Cup

22 July 2011

Clunky slabs and botched “landmarks” battle it out to win the coveted title of worst building of the year.

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Newport Railway Station by Grimshaw and Atkins

Carbuncle Cup citation: Newport Station by Grimshaw and Atkins

22 July 2011

“The suppposedly “iconic” form of the building can only be appreciated by seagulls”

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Museum of Liverpool

Carbuncle Cup citation: Museum of Liverpool by 3XN/AEW Video

22 July 2011

“Like giving a pretty girl a black eye, knocking all her teeth out and saying ’smile you look lovely’”

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Media City, Salford by Fairhursts and Chapman Taylor

Carbuncle Cup citation: Media City by Fairhursts, Chapman Taylor and Wilkinson Eyre Video

22 July 2011

“For an organisation with high cultural aspirations it is hard to see how the BBC could have sunk much lower”

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