The Structural Steel Design Awards have recognised and rewarded many of the best examples of ambition and innovation in our built environment. Now celebrating their 50th year, the 2018 Awards, jointly sponsored by the British Constructional Steelwork Association and Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd, continue that great tradition. This year’s collection of entries once again demonstrates the excellence achievable with the use of steel, as well as structural and architectural design.
The Judges selected the Award-winning entries from a shortlist of 22, all of which scored highly in terms of efficiency, cost-effectiveness, aesthetics, sustainability and innovation.
The six projects receiving Awards this year were announced at a presentation evening held at Banqueting House, London yesterday (Wednesday 3 October). They include:
- London Bridge Station
- Knostrop Weir Foot and Cycle Bridge, Leeds
- Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre
- V&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter, London
- Bloomberg London
- The Ordsall Chord Viaduct
Commendations were awarded to eight projects: Two St. Peter’s Square, Manchester; The Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre; Four Pancras Square, London; Brooklands Museum Aircraft Factory and Racetrack Revival; Belfast Waterfront Conference & Exhibition Centre; Approach Viaduct South, Queensferry Crossing; The Beacon of Light, Sunderland and Somers Town Bridge, London.
Merits were awarded to eight further projects: Thirty Broadwick, London; Victoria Palace Theatre Refurbishment, London; Seventy Wilson, London; Walthamstow Wetlands; 1 & 2 London Wall Place; Manchester Victoria Redevelopment; 101 The Embankment, Salford and Walkway Bridges, London Wall Place.
This year’s ‘Project of the year’ award, went to the Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre.
To download the full awards brochure including detailed case studies of each of the winning projects please visit the link below.