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Royal Gold Medal

Royal Gold Medal

Royal Gold Medal

Royal Gold Medal

Given in recognition of a lifetime's work, the Royal Gold Medal is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence 'either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture'

Royal Gold Medal 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Royal Gold Medal are now open.

Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence 'either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture'.

Awarded since 1848, past Royal Gold Medallists include Sir Nicholas Grimshaw (2019), Neave Brown (2018), Zaha Hadid (2016), Frank Gehry (2000), Sir Norman Foster (1983), Frank Lloyd Wright (1941) and Sir George Gilbert Scott (1859).

Nominate someone for the Royal Gold Medal

Nominations for the 2020 Royal Gold Medal are open until 11:59pm on Friday 30 August. Complete our online form to put someone forward.

2014 Joseph Rykwert

2013 Peter Zumthor

2012 Herman Hertzberger

2011 David Chipperfield

2010 I. M. Pei

2009 Álvaro Siza Vieira

2008 Edward Cullinan

2007 Herzog & de Meuron

2006 Toyo Ito

2005 Frei Otto

2004 Rem Koolhaas

2003 Rafael Moneo

2002 Archigram

2001 Jean Nouvel

2000 Frank Gehry

1999 City of Barcelona

1998 Oscar Niemeyer

1997 Tadao Ando

1996 Harry Seidler

1995 Colin Rowe

1994 Michael and Patricia Hopkins

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