Erich Schelling Medal for Architecture 2012

November 2012

6a architects has been awarded a 2012 Erich Schelling Medal for Architecture.

Since 1992 the Erich Schelling Foundation and University of Karlsruhe have awarded biennial prizes for seminal design ideas and contributions to the theory and history of architecture, both to practicing architects and academics across the world. Kenneth Frampton and Al Borde Arquitectos received the 2012 prizes, with medals awarded to 6a architects and AFF Architekten.


European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2013

November 2012

6a architects refurbishment of the v&a Fashion Gallery has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2013. The award is granted every two years to acknowledge quality architectural production in Europe. 


Turner Prize Exhibition 2012

October 2012

6a architects has collaborated with Turner Prize nominated artist Luke Fowler on this year’s exhibition at Tate Britain. The artist’s film All Divided Selves (2011explores the legacy of psychiatrist R.D. Laing and is screened alongside a series of diptych format photographs. Texiles were produced by Elizabeth Radcliffe. The exhibition is open until 6 January 2013.

Salon Suisse, Venice

October 2012

Tom Emerson will participate in a round table discussion at the Salon Suisse as part of the 13th International Architecture Biennale, Venice. Organised by the Swiss Arts Council and the British Council the discussion will be titled Nature? The contexts and cultures of practice, and building as continual research.


Other guests will include Emanuel Christ, Nicholas Lobo Brennen, Elli Mosayebi, Andrea Deplazes and will be chaired by Irina Davidovici. The talk will be held at:


Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi Campo

S.Agnese-Dorsoduro 810

I-30123 Venezia

T +39 041 24 11 810


20 October 2012, Saturday 5:30pm.


London Showroom for Arper

October 2012

6a architects has designed a new London showroom for Italian furniture manufacturer Arper.

Gallery 40, Victoria & Albert Museum

May 2012

The fashion gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum reopens on 19th May 2012 following an extensive refurbishment by 6a architects. The gallery will house the fashion collection and temporary exhibitions for the next decade.

D&AD Award 2012

April 2012

6a architects was awarded a 2012 D&AD Award for the exhibition Wim Crouwel: a graphic odyssey at the Design Museum, London. 

European Union Prize of Contemporary Architecture, Mies van der Rohe Award 2011

March 2012

The catalogue for the Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, has been published. 6a architects was nominationed for both the South London Gallery and Raven Row. The exhibition accompanying the award is travelling internationally visiting Chicago, London, Paris, Düsseldorf, Novi Sad, Copenhagen and Milan. The next location will be the M-Museum, Leuven, Belgium.

South London Gallery wins Civic Trust Award Commendation

March 2012