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AJ exclusive: Winners of the 2013 Retrofit Awards announced

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The winners for this year’s retrofit Oscars - the AJ’s Retrofit Awards 2013 - have been announced

The prestigious Retrofit of the Year Award was scooped by Hugh Broughton Architects’ £3.15 million Maidstone Museum East Wing in Kent. The project won both the Cultural Buildings and the Heritage categories of the awards.

Cullinan Studio was the only other practice to receive more than one award: for the retrofit of their own offices and for the £240,000 Rosendale Primary School.

The full list of winners

Retrofit of the Year: Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects
Civic & Community: Ironmonger Row Baths by Tim Ronalds Architects
Cultural Buildings: Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects
Heritage: Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects
Higher Education: South Bank University Student Centre by Hawkins\Brown
House (Pre-1945): Belsize Court Garages by Sanya Polescuk Architects
House (Post-1945): 60 Barons Down Road by BBM Sustainable Design
Housing: Tamworth Towers by PRP
Offices under £5 million: Foundry by Cullinan Studio
Offices over £5 million: Buckley Building by Buckley Gray Yeoman
Schools Rosendale Primary School by Cullinan Studio

Retrofit of the Year: Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects

Source: Hufton + Crow

Retrofit of the Year: Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects

More than 70 schemes were shortlisted in this year’s awards which recognise the best retrofit projects completed in the past 12 months.

The judges included Eric Parry of Eric Parry Architects, Alan Shingler, partner at Sheppard Robson, and British Land’s Sarah Cary among others.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony held at The Brewery in London tonight (11 September).

View plans and drawings of entries to this year’s Retrofit Awards in the AJ Buildings Library.

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