2016 Structural Steel Design Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 48th Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA) has been announced by the British Constructional Steelwork Association and Steel for Life.

The Awards have again seen a strong number of submissions and the 21 shortlisted projects once again showcase steel’s flexibility and versatility in a number of different and varying applications. The entries this year reflect the wide geographical spread of steel’s appeal for a variety of projects.

The winners will be announced at an evening reception in London on 5 October.

The SSDA 2016 shortlist is:

  • Landrover BAR Americas Cup HQ Building, Portsmouth
  • Leeds Station Southern Entrance, Leeds
  • Thames Tower Redevelopment, Reading
  • Energy from Waste Plant, Fengate, Peterborough
  • Energy from Waste Facility, Ardley
  • Plant-support Structures, Ferrybridge Multifuel 1
  • New Watford Market, Watford, Hertfordshire
  • University of Cambridge Primary School, Cambridge
  • The Diamond Engineering Building, Sheffield University
  • Sports Hall & Sixth Form Centre, Channing School, London
  • London Olympic Roof Conversion, London
  • South Stand Expansion, Etihad Stadium, Manchester
  • South Bank Tower, London
  • Whyke Horizon Footbridge, Chichester
  • Harlech Castle Footbridge, Gwynedd
  • Lagan Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge, Belfast
  • Strabane Footbridge, Co Tyrone
  • Information Age Gallery, The Science Museum, London
  • The Memorial Spire, International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln
  • Kiosk and Shelter, Bournemouth Pier Approach
  • 6 Bevis Mars Roof Garden, London

SSDA judges include:

D W Lazenby CBE DIC FCGI FICE FIStructE – Chairman of the Panel
Representing the Institution of Civil Engineers

R B Barrett MA(Cantab)
Representing the Steelwork Contracting industry

J Locke MBE FREng DEng MSc CEng FIStructE FweldI
Representing the Steelwork Contracting Industry

M W Manning FREng CEng MIStructE MA(Cantab)
Representing The Institution of Structural Engineers

C A Nash BA (Hons) DipArch RIBA FRSA
Representing the Royal Institute of British Architects

Professor R J Plank PhD BSc CEng FIStructE MICE
Representing The Institution of Structural Engineers

W Taylor BA (Hons) DipArch MA RIBA FRSA
Representing the Royal Institute of British Architects

O Tyler BA (Hons) DipArch RIBA
Representing the Royal Institute of British Architects

For more information on this year’s awards, please visit steelconstruction.info