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Damien Hirst Gallery Wins RIBA Stirling Prize

Damien Hirst’s newly launched gallery has won the U.K.'s prestigious Stirling Prize, which recognizes the best in new architectural design and is awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Architectural firm Caruso St John won the award for designing Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, which opened its doors in Vauxhall, south London, in October 2015. The practice refurbished three former Victorian industrial buildings, all of which are listed, and created two new buildings to book-end them.
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