The 57th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony was held on Friday 4 March at The Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. From 264 applications, 58 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award or Commendation, which included Pro-Tem temporary projects or installations and the AABC Conservation category.
In addition, seven Special Awards were presented to projects that have demonstrated outstanding credentials in specific areas. The 2016 Special Award Winners are:
The Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design (sponsored by Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park): in recognition of architect and founding figure of universal design, Selwyn Goldsmith was presented to dlrLexicon by Carr Cotter & Naessens for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council;
Special Award for Scotland: supported by The City of Edinburgh Council and Glasgow City Council was presented to Ronald McDonald House, Glasgow by Keppie for Ronald McDonald House;
Special Award for Community Impact and Engagement: a scheme that has demonstrated how successful community engagement can help deliver the highest standards of design whilst meeting the needs of local people was presented to Hebburn Central by FaulknerBrowns Architects for South Tyneside Council;
Special Award for Sustainability (sponsored by Derwent London): a project that demonstrates excellent sustainability credentials in terms of overall design parameters, material selection, construction methods and long term energy consumption was presented to One Pancras Square by David Chipperfield Architects for Argent (Kings Cross) Ltd;
Michael Middleton Special Award: a memorial to the former Civic Trust Director Michael Middleton OBE, presented to a restoration project or new build within a conservation area was presented to Stonehenge Exhibition and Visitor Centre by Denton Corker Marshall for English Heritage;
Pro Tem Special Award (sponsored by Metropolitan Workshop): an exemplar temporary project or installation was presented to UK Pavilion Milan Expo by Wolfgang Buttress and BDP for UKTI;
National Panel Special Award: selected by National Panel members as their favourite scheme from this year’s award-winning projects was presented to dlrLexicon by Carr Cotter & Naessens for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.
A full list of all award and commendation winners is available on our website or can be downloaded HERE
To download the 2016 Civic Trust Awards Winners Brochure (PDF) please CLICK HERE
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