DRDH has nabbed the Best Building prize at this year’s Sheffield Design Awards, while AXIS was crowned the ‘People’s Choice’
Flora Samuel, chair of the judging panel, said: ‘The architects have cleverly maximised space to create a relaxed, airy and really pleasant working space.’
AXIS won the people’s choice for its £18 million project to redevelop Leopold Square in Sheffield city centre which completed in 2009.
Ben Otter, project architect at the practice, said: ‘We’re very proud and glad that people of Sheffield have embraced the development and it’s quite an important heart of the city now’.
List of winners in full:
- The Workshop by DRDH Architects, winner of the Best Building Award
- Western Bank Library by Avanti Architects, winner of the Renovation Award
- Cemetery Road by Project Orange, winner of the Residential Award
- Newfield & Talbot School by HLM Architects, winner of the Community Design Award
- Leopold Square, by Axis Architecture, winner of the Peoples’ Award