Foster and Partners scooped two Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Awards at last nights celebration in London. The Millennium Bridge and the Great Court at the British Museum were honoured for their "excellence in design quality and their contribution to the local environment". The 70 RIBA Awards will form the longlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize to be announced in October.
Foster and Partners reorganisation and refurbishment of Her Majestys Treasury building in London has won the Best Design Project Award in the 2003 Public Private Finance Awards. It has also been shortlisted for the Prime Ministers Award for Better Public Buildings, to be announced later in the year as part of the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA).
The BCIA have also announced their shortlist for the 2003 Awards in which two Foster buildings feature; City Hall, London and the Millennium Bridge, London.