The shortlist for the AJ-backed British Construction Industry Awards 2002 was revealed this week, including a diverse range of publicly funded projects.
Wilkinson Eyre's Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Munkenbeck + Marshall's Mount Stuart Visitor Centre and Richard Rogers and Partners' Chiswick Park are all in the running.
Awards coordinator David Helsen said the judges had been surprised that this year's entries were equal in both quality and quantity to last year's awards, which were dominated by Millennium-funded projects. The judges consider projects 'holistically', from concept through to completion, including the success of the construction process and the scheme's final impact on its surroundings.
The awards also include the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award. CABE will be announcing the shortlist for this scheme on Friday (to be posted on ajplus. co. uk on Monday).
Architect-designed projects in the Small Project Award shortlist (up to £3 million) are:
The Conference Building, the Earth Centre, Doncaster, by Bill Dunster Architects (pictured above, bottom right);
Mount Stuart Visitor Centre, by Munkenbeck + Marsall;
City Learning Centre, by Whicheloe Macfarlane MDP;
4 Alfred Place, by MM. ad;
Juniper House, by Jeremy Stacey Architects;
lixth Avenue Apartments, by Cartwright Pickard Architects;
Dowland Gridshell, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Chichester, by Edward Cullinan Architects (featured on page 26); and
Memorial gardens and refurbishment of cadet blocks, the Peel Centre, Hendon, by landscape architect Churchman Associates.
Projects in the running for the Building Award (£3 million-£50 million) are:
The Royal Academy of Music, London, by John McAslan & Partners (top left);
The Deep, Hull, by Terry Farrell & Partners;
Meadowfield, Worthing, by Nightingale Associates;
lersistence Works, Sheffield, by Feilden Clegg Bradley;
William Gates Building, University of Cambridge, by RMJM;
The Broadway Cinema and Theatre, Peterborough, by Tim Foster Architects;
Windsor Office Park, by Hamilton Associates Architects;
Girls Boarding Houses, Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Herts, by Studio E Architects; and
Honda's New European Plant, Swindon, by SSOE.
Two projects designed by architects are up for the civil engineering award (£3 million-£50 million):
The Falkirk Wheel, by RMJM (top right); and lGateshead Millennium Bridge, by Wilkinson Eyre Architects.
The major project category (more than £50 million) features five architect-designed schemes:
The City of Manchester stadium, by Arup Associates;
Chiswick Park, London, by Richard Rogers Partnership (above, bottom left);
Lowestoft Waste Water Treatment, by Barber Casanovas Ruffles;
GSK House, Brentford, by RHWL; and lNorwich and Norfolk Hospital, by Anshen Dyer.