Deansgate Quay, Manchester Stephenson Bell Architects Manchester City Council Awards committee comments:
'The planning of the flats and the treatment of the common parts - so often the Cinderella of private sector development - is of an unusually high standard.
And the development opens up through routes for pedestrians on either side of the quay, so that eventually it will become a pivotal link between the canalside walks, and redeveloped areas to the east.
The development meets a formidable city challenge with immense aplomb.'
Lotus Way, Jaywick Sands Pollard Thomas & Edwards Architects Tendring District Council Awards committee comments:
'The prefabricated timber-clad construction echoes that of the original chalets, but these are attractive, well planned, modern dwellings, highly insulated to minimise energy costs.The tenants clearly take an immense pride in the upkeep of their houses and gardens; fears of graffiti, vandalism and arson have proved completely misplaced. A high-performance successor to the Brooklands tradition.'
Warburton Terrace, London E17 Walter Menteth Architects London Borough of Waltham Forest Awards committee comments:
'Mauve, yellow, purple, red, cerulean and a singing Mediterranean blue; it sounds an improbable combination, but here they come together to produce a joyful, therapeutic environment of exceptional quality.Throughout, the scheme displays carefully considered detail - pierced brick ventilators doubling as one-way windows to the road, flexible room dividers to the flats, and a hideaway for phone calls.
Another magical performance.'
PROJECT AWARDS (AS YET UNBUILT)
Beaufort House, London SW6 Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects Chorlton Park, Manchester Stephenson Bell Architects Cloth Hall Street, Leeds Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects High Cross Road, London N17 Walter Menteth Architects Iroko London SE1 Haworth Tompkins Architects (Also winner of the Regeneration Award) Manston Road, Sturminster Newton Reeves Bailey Architects (Also winner the Greenfield Award) Market Buildings, Manchester Stephenson Bell Architects Millennium Village Phase 2A, London SE10 Proctor Matthews Architects (Also winner of the Sustainability Award) Raines Dairy London N16 Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects Stonegate Walk York Regan Miller Associates Architects The Tea Factory Liverpool Urban Splash Architects All entries are currently on display in Gallery 2 at the RIBA Architecture Gallery, Portland Place, until 31 July.
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