The Royal Fine Art Commission Trust is delighted to announce that a £10,000 prize will be awarded to the overall winner of its new Building Beauty Awards, to be presented for the first time in 2022. This is the joint biggest architecture prize currently awarded in the UK and the biggest in England.

The 2022 Building Beauty Awards celebrate buildings, engineering structures and urban landscaping schemes completed since the beginning of 2019that add beauty to our environment. Everyone is welcome to submit an entry free of charge at The deadline for entries is the end of March 2022.

The judging panel will be led by one of Britain’s foremost design critics, Stephen Bayley Hon FRIBA, Chairman of the Royal Fine Art Commission Trust and founder of The Design Museum in London. He will be joined by the architectural commentator Paul Finch OBE, the architectural writer Clive Aslet and the cultural historian Kassia St Clair. Other judges will be announced shortly. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in early Summer 2022.  In addition to the £10,000 prize, the architect of the overall winner will be invited to help select the recipients of the new Building Beauty Grants, which are aimed at promoting small beautification projects.