Twenty-two strong project list features three Cottrell & Vermeulen schemes including shrine at Beatle’s Hare Krishna centre

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Cambridge University’s Civil Engineering Building by Grimshaw Architects and RHP

Cambridge University’s new civil engineering building by Grimshaw Architects and RHP, Niall McLaughlin Architects’ Magdalene College Library and a dRMM primary school in St Neots all feature on the just-released RIBA East Awards 2022 shortlist.

The regional awards – a crucial first rung of the ladder to the 2022 Stirling Prize shortlist – also feature Allies & Morrison’s Cranmer Road Passivhaus student housing in Cambridge and a Hawkins Brown-designed GP surgery in Hertfordshire.

Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture secures three entries on the list: a temple at the mock-Tudor Hertfordshire manor house donated to the Hare Krishna movement by Beatle George Harrison; a prep school in Brentwood, Essex; and new student housing for Churchill College, Cambridge.

Mole Architects notched up two shortlist entires for its residential projects Friars, in St Ives, and 1704_Wudhus.

RIBA East regional director Louise Todd said the shortlisted schemes, the smallest of which is a copper-clad house extension by Butcher Bayley Architects, underscored the “determination and design skill” of all the practices involved.

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Mole Architects 1704_Wudhus project in Cambridgeshire

“Given the challenges of the past two years, we were thrilled to see a significant number of entries to the RIBA East Awards this year,” she said.

“They also show the enormous value that architects bring to these projects and how their expertise can be used to create better spaces for people to live, work and experience.”

All shortlisted projects – see the full list below – will be assessed by a regional jury, and the winning schemes will be announced later in the spring.

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Shree Krishna Haveli at Bhaktivedanta Manor, Hertfordshire, by Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture

Full shortlist: RIBA East Awards 2022

1704_Wudhus, Cambridgeshire, by Mole Architects

36 Storey’s Way, Churchill College, Cambridge, by Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture

Civil Engineering Building, Cambridge, by Grimshaw and RHP

Copper House, Cambridge, by Butcher Bayley Architects

Cranmer Road, Cambridge, by Allies & Morrison

Ely Museum, by HAT Projects

Friars, St Ives, by Mole Architects

Magdalene College Library, Cambridge, by Niall McLaughlin Architects

Prospect House, Cambridgeshire, by Ellis Miller & Partners

Sun Slice House, Cambridgeshire, by Neil Dusheiko Architects

Wintringham Primary Academy, St Neots, by dRMM Architects

Brentwood Preparatory School by Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture

Central Surgery, Sawbridgeworth, by Hawkins Brown

Criss Cross House, Hertfordshire, by Ashton Porter Architects

Shree Krishna Haveli at Bhaktivedanta Manor, Aldenham, Hertfordshire by Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture

BlueSky Barn, Norfolk, by 31/44 Architects and Taylor Made Space

Studio Nencini, Norwich, by Alder Brisco (now Brisco Loran and James Alder Architect)

Aldeburgh House, Suffolk, by David Walker Architects

Carlton Marshes Visitor Centre, Lowestoft, by Cowper Griffith Architects

NW2 Participation Building and Theatre Square, Ipswich, by WGP Architects

Stone Cottage, Suffolk, by Haysom Ward Miller Architects

Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge, Suffolk by Nissen Richards Studio