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Six schemes on Stirling Prize shortlist

Six schemes have made it on to the final shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2005.
They are the Brighton Library, by Bennetts Associates with Lomax Cassidy & Edwards, RMJM and Enric Miralles' Scottish Parliament, Zaha Hadid's BMW Central Building in Leipzig, Foster and Partners' McLaren Technology Centre, O'Donnell + Tuomey's Lewis Glucksman Gallery in Cork and Alsop Designs' Fawood Children's Centre.

The Scottish Parliament building has emerged as an early favourite, one of construction's most high profile projects in recent years.

'Enric Miralles' and RMJM's contentious parliament in Edinburgh

The other candidates are:

Zaha Hadid's BMW Central Building in Leipzig

Bennetts Associates and Lomax Cassidey & Edwards' Brighton Library

Alsop Design's Fawood Children's Centre

O'Donnell + Tuomey's Lewis Gluckman Gallery in Cork

Foster and Partners' offices for motor racing team McLaren

The winner will be announced at an awards night held in Benson and Forsyth's National Museum of Scotland extension on 15 October.