Main contenders for the inaugural Lubetkin Prize for architecture - Ottawa war museum, a Toronto university building and an installation commemorating the struggle against apartheid in South Africa . The prize will be given annually for the most outstanding work of architecture outside the European Union by a Riba member.
The striking, factory-style Red Location Museum of the People's Struggle in New Brighton , South Africa by Noero Wolff Architects is also nominated, along with the sophisticated, light-filled Terence Donnelly Centre in Toronto , by Behnisch Architekten with architects Alliance .
The winner will be announced at a dinner at London 's Hilton Hotel on June 23.
Contenders on the long list for the first Lubetkin Prize included 173-176 Perry Street, New York by Richard Meier & Partners and a bridge in Maosi Village, China, by the Department of Architecture and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
The British Council building in Lagos , Nigeria , by Allies and Morrison was also on the list, along with the Wohl Center in Israel by Studio Daniel Libeskind and The Heder Partnership, reports the AP.
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