Stirling Prize 2022 (2)

Am re-posting Oliver Wainwright’s excellent account (see below) as to why Niall McLaughlin’s New Library at Magdalene was the best possible winner of this year’s Stirling Prize, but also because I hadn’t spotted the plaque with the inscription Homo Faber, a recognition that so much of the building’s quality is about the quality of its construction and use of materials, the sense of building for eternity, not just next week.


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