Fourteen years on, has the Stirling Prize lost its sparkle?

More pioneering architecture was being celebrated when Herzog & de Meuron’s Laban Centre won the Stirling in 2003.

Jay Merrick of the Independent argues the prize needs to be a catalyst for change, while Hugh Pearman says we should be proud of this popular annual award

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