Carbuncle Cup – Page 7

  • Strata tower by BFLS.

    Strata tower wins 2010 Carbuncle Cup


    BFLS’s Strata tower in Elephant Castle beats a strong field to win BD’s award for the ugliest new building in Britain.

  • Haymarket, Newcastle

    Six in race for Carbuncle Cup


    The shortlist has been announced for the Carbuncle Cup, BD’s award for the ugliest building in the UK completed in the last 12 months.

  • Stephen Bayley

    Stephen Bayley backs BD's Carbuncle Cup in attack on bad modern architecture


    Stephen Bayley has announced his support for BD’s Carbuncle Cup in a scathing attack on “bad buildings”, including Renzo Piano’s Central St Giles.

  • Carbuncle Cup

    Nominate your Carbuncle


    Nominations are flooding in for the fifth Carbuncle Cup, BD’s annual award given in recognition of the most fiendishly ugly building completed in the UK in the past 12 months. Agree, disagree or send in your own nomination.

  • First Prize: Hamilton Architects’ Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal.

    Liverpool Ferry Terminal wins Carbuncle Cup 2009


    Despite strong competition from a record number of entries, this year’s winning building by Belfast-based Hamilton Architects is a shining example of bad architecture and bad planning

  • News

    Cesar Pelli's One Park West building fights Carbuncle Cup nomination


    Liverpool building to receive a ‘group hug’ in a show of support organised by developer Grosvenor

  • Poundbury fire station

    Carbuncle Cup 2009 longlist unveiled


    This year BD has been deluged with entries for the title of the worst new building in the UK, with over 20 buildings nominated for the 2009 Carbuncle Cup.

  • The Radisson Hotel Jersey was 2008's Carbuncle Cup winner

    Entries open for the 2009 Carbuncle Cup


    2009 Carbuncle Cup – nominations now open to find the most hideous new building completed in the UK in the last 12 months..

  • Carbuncle Cup

    Carbuncle Cup 2008: The review


    You came, you saw, you voted and some certainly came from far: this year’s carbuncle cup was an international affair attracting attention from far and wide.

  • News

    Radisson wins Carbuncle Cup (video)


    The Radisson SAS Waterfront Hotel in Jersey by EPR Architects has won the wooden spoon in BD’s Carbuncle Cup 2008.

  • Broadgate Tower

    Who will get the wooden spoon in BD’s Carbuncle Cup this year?


    BD’s Carbuncle Cup is to the Stirling Prize what the Razzies are to the Oscars. So while the RIBA searches for architecture’s most sublime, we uncover its most reviled. Here’s the 2008 shortlist chosen from your nominations

  • Middlesbrough College: Cutting edge architecture or an eyesore?

    Carbuncle Cup 2008 – last chance to nominate!


    With just three more days until the floodgates close on this year’s Carbuncle Cup nominations, it’s time to name and shame your local eyesore.

  • Who will be shortlisted for the Carbuncle Cup this year?

    Carbuncle Cup 2008: The latest nominations


    Manchester Civil Justice centre could become the marmite of modern architecture in October after notching a double-whammy nomination for both the Stirling Prize and Building Design’s Carbuncle Cup.

  • Walton Street Car Park in Aylesbury

    The Carbuncle Cup 2008: Your nominations


    With only three weeks left to nominate your most hated building in the UK, it’s time to put on your protective goggles and pore the streets for that most celebrated monstrosity and deserved winner of BD’s third Carbuncle Cup.

  • News

    Calling all carbuncles


    This year’s award for the most hideous buildings in the country — the Carbuncle Cup — is now calling for entries.

  • Anna Ford

    Carbuncle queen


    Former newsreader Anna Ford (pictured), who chaired this week’s London Architecture Festival debate on Prince Charles, was struggling to retain that famous objectivity, Boots was amused to see.

  • Illustration

    Tesco will be our carbuncle


    Thank you for highlighting the activities of Cabe over Tesco’s proposed store in Hadleigh, Suffolk (News June 6).

  • Amanda Baillieu

    Carbuncles are planning’s shame


    To judge by the number of comments that have flooded in since we announced the finalists in BD’s annual Carbuncle Cup, the award has touched a nerve. Almost 400 of you voted, and more have commented on the shortlist. We make no claim to have done a thorough assessment of ...

  • Opal Court, Leicester, Stephen George & Partners

    Scars, blots and eyesores


    On the eve of the Stirling Prize for best building of the year, we asked you to nominate the UK’s worst buildings for BD’s Carbuncle Cup. Nearly 400 of you took part in our poll to pick the winner, reports Zoë Blackler

  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris' KX200

    Carbuncle Cup shortlist revealed


    Seven buildings are on the shortlist for BD’s Carbuncle Cup for worst building of the year