Carbuncle Cup opens for nominations
Today sees the launch of the call for nominations for the sixth Carbuncle Cup, BD’s annual award presented in recognition of the ugliest building completed in Britain in the past 12 months
A shortlist drawn from readers’ nominations will be published in the issue of July 22 with the ultimate winner being revealed at the end of August.
This year, for the first time, the jury is to be drawn from the ranks of the national newspapers’ architecture critics. Hugh Pearman (Sunday Times), Jonathan Glancey (the Guardian), Rowan Moore (the Observer), Tom Dyckhoff (the Times) and Edwin Heathcote (the Financial Times) will be joining BD’s editor and Daily Telegraph architecture critic, Ellis Woodman, to select the most deserving recipient.
Who will inherit the crown from last year’s winner, the Strata Tower by BFLS?
You can add your nomination to the Carbuncle Cup Flickr group or submit it in the comments below.
To be eligible each nomination must include a photograph of the offending building along with its name, location and the name of the architect. You can also include the reasons why you think it should be crowned the Carbuncle of 2011. Images can be sent to email@example.com
If you would prefer your nomination to be private you can also email all of the above to firstname.lastname@example.org