Britain's Best Architects

Theatres & Concert Halls

Britain's Best Architects who have won one or more RIBA Awards for theatres and concert halls since 2000 are listed below with links to the firms' websites and to their award winning theatre and concert hall building projects.

The criteria for inclusion in our list of Best British Architects are that:

- The firm must be an RIBA Chartered Practice.
- The firm must have won at least three RIBA Awards (for any type of building) since 2000.

We recommend the firms listed below as outstanding candidates for consideration if you are compiling a short list of architects for a theatre or concert hall project. 

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris London.

2007: Barbican Centre, London.

Allies & Morrison London.

2008: Royal Festival Hall, London.

Ash Sakula Architects London.

2004: Sparkenhoe Theatre, Saxby.

Associated Architects Birmingham.

2002: Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Redevelopment.

Bennetts Associates London.

2003: Hampstead Theatre, London.
2011: Royal Shakespeare & Swan Theatres, Stratford on Avon.

Foster & Partners London.

2005: The Sage, Gateshead.

Glenn Howells Birmingham.

2013: Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham.

Haworth Tomkins Architects London.

2000: Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London.
2006: The Egg, Bath.
2007: Young Vic Theatre, London SE1.
2010: Aldeburgh Music Creative Campus.
2015: Donmar Warehouse, London
2015: National Theatre Future Project, London.

Ian Ritchie Architects London.

2003: Plymouth Theatre Royal Production Centre.
2007: Royal Shakespeare Company Courtyard Theatre, Stratford upon Avon.

John McAslan & Partners London.

2007: The Roundhouse, London NW1.

Keith Williams Architects London.

2006: Unicorn Theatre, London.

Levitt Bernstein London.

2008: Theatre Royal, Bury St.Edmunds.

Niall McLaughlin Architects London.

2002: Bandstand, De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea.

Penoyre & Prasad London.

2001: Snape Maltings Concert Hall alterations, Suffolk.

RMJM London.

2005: The Performance Academy, Newcastle.

Stanton Williams London.

2004: Compton Verney, Warwickshire.
2008: Extension to Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.

Studio E Architects London.

2004: Grange Park Opera House.

Wright & Wright London.

2010: Hull Truck Theatre.

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Britain's Best Architects listed by building type: Arts Centres, Botanical, Bridges, Car Parks, Civic Buildings, Community Centres, Conference Centres, Conservation, Further Education, Healthcare, Hotels, Housing, Industrial, Libraries, Mixed Use, Museums & Galleries, Offices, Private Houses, Public Art & Memorials, Religious, Retail, Schools, Sports, Theatres & Concert Halls, Transport, Universities, Urban Design, Visitor Centres.

Publisher: The Britain's Best Architects website is published by Extonet Ltd. It is edited by Dr Alex Reid, formerly Director General of the Royal Institute of British Architects.


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