Dr Marcus Waithe, College Librarian, represented Magdalene College at the RIBA Stirling Prize 2022 Ceremony on 13 October

Image credit: photo of new library, Magdalene College, Cambridge

At the ceremony, Magdalene College’s new library was named the UK’s best new building, winning the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for architecture.

As College Librarian, and a Director of Magdalene College’s Design and Build company, Dr Waithe showed round the awards judges and wrote the client statement for the RIBA Stirling Prize winning New Library.

The awarding of the prize was reported in a great many national news outlets and Dr Waithe was widely quoted.

Link to the BBC report: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-63244673

Dr Waithe is also interviewed in this RIBA film that was made about the library: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIbXv5PaKzk