Posted on March 06, 2020
On Friday 6th March, Emma Fairhurst travelled to London for the W Awards.
Emma was shortlisted for the MJ Long Prize, for the design and delivery of the Calton Hill City Observatory Project in Edinburgh, alongside 3 other fantastic architects -Alice Hamlin from Mole Architects, Nicola Rutt from Hawkins\Brown and Tracy Mellor from Rodgers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
AJ editor, Emily Booth said: ‘ The shortlist for the inaugural MJ Long Prize showcases real excellence in modern practice. From a university
building to an innovative workspace retrofit, to co-housing, to design and restoration of a listed landmark, each of these impressive projects demonstrates a clear understanding of context and care for the communities they serve.’ Tracy Meller of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners won the inaugural MJ Long Prize for excellence in practice for her role on the London School of Economics’ Centre Building.
A big well congratulations to Tracy and all the finalists, an excellent way to celebrate International Women’s Day.