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Design Awards 2018 - Best Construction

Good design and high construction standards, with an emphasis on access, safety, sustainability and building control excellence.


Highgate Junior School

Superbly built new junior school also to very high environmental standards, to Passivhaus principles, to achieve BREEAM “Very Good” & a 100 year lifetime, including MVHR, glulam beams, sedum roof.

Highgate School -  photo of curving west facade looking over sports fields   Highgate School - photo of interior of hall

  • Architype Architects for Highgate School

Other finalists

    Channing School

    (also Best Non-Residential)

    Striking and elegant new buildings for sports and performing arts set in an existing school campus on a steep slope, close to neighbouring listed private houses.

    Channing School - Performing Arts Building Interior   Channing School - Sports Hall & 6th Form Centre

    • BuckleyGreyYeoman Architects for Channing School

    St Ann’s Place

    Conversion of locally listed, fire-damaged former police station and construction of new affordable flats and townhouses on adjacent land beside the hospital.

    St Ann’s Place - artists impression of the restored police station & new flats   St Ann’s Place - interior of showflat living room

    • HTA Design LLP for One Housing – Owner & Henry Construction – Builder

    TEN87 Studios

    (also Best Non-Residential, Best Regeneration)

    Insertion of pods housing recording studios into a typical industrial portal framed shed, adding sound and thermal insulation and humanising harsh industrial space.

    TEN87 Studios - 5 Miles public bar in the heart of the complex   TEN87 Studios - recording studios in new pods between the existing structure

    • KVIST Ltd - Architecture and Design


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    15 October 2018

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