Zaha Hadid Wins 2010 RIBA Stirling Prize

4 October 2010 (Last Updated October 4th, 2010 18:30)

Zaha Hadid Architects has won this year's Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize. £20,000 ($31,623) was presented to the firm in London for its design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome. This is the company's first win, having been

Zaha Hadid Architects has won this year's Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize.

£20,000 ($31,623) was presented to the firm in London for its design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome.

This is the company's first win, having been shortlisted for the award on three previous occasions.

Other shortlisted entries included the Rick Mather Architects-designed Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, the Theis and Khan-designed Bateman's Row in London, the DSDHA-designed Christ's College School in Guildford, the dRMM-designed Clapham Manor Primary School in London and the Neues Museum in Berlin by David Chipperfield Architects with Julian Harrap Architects.