Civic Trust award winners announced
A total of 57 projects received prizes at this year’s Civic Trust Awards which took place at the People’s History Museum in Manchester
Hopkins Architects took the Michel Middleton Special Award for Norwich Cathedral Visitors Centre.
Edward Cullinan Architects was honoured for the Stonebridge Hillside Hub in Brent with the Special Award for Community Impact and Engagement.
Meanwhile, the West Centre in Glasgow by Anderson Bell Christie went home with the Special Award for Inclusive Design, having been praised for bringing together health, social and voluntary services for youngsters.
Glasgow’s Briggait market by Wasps Studios/Nicoll Russell Studios took the ‘hotly-contested’ Special Award For Scotland.
Page\Park’s McManus Galleries in Dundee won the Special Award for Restoration and Refurbishment, with the Grade A listed building said to be in harmony with its environment while providing a groundbreaking solution.
Malcolm Hankey of the Civic Trust Awards, explained: ‘Increased financial pressures on all aspects of the industry have once again dominated the last 12 months, but the Civic Trust Awards continue to encourage design excellence and promote the concept of positive civic contribution.
‘A total of 333 projects were submitted for consideration, including some intriguing international entries, three of which were presented with an Award. I would like to congratulate all of this year’s winners on their much deserved success.’
The awards were presented by the patron of the Civic Trust awards, TV presenter George Clarke.