Worcestershire Architecture Awards 2017 – Entries and Winners

The Worcestershire Architecture Awards 2017 were announced after the open public exhibition at The Guildhall Worcester on 26th August 2017.

Details of all of the entries in each category along with winners and commendations  are below.  Click on the entry name to view the full entry board as a pdf.

Categories 1-6 were judged by a panel of three judges.  Entries were assessed on the basis of the extent to which they demonstrated, in the opinion of the judges, fitness for purpose, elegance of design and the contribution they make to the built environment.

The judges were:

Aaron Chetwynd  – RIBA Regional Chair and Architect

Kevin Singh – Head of Architecture BCU & Architect

John Wilson – Deputy Editor Newsquest, West Midlands

Category 1 – Private House, Worcestershire – Built

  • Halfkey Farmhouse – Osbornes Architects COMMENDED

Entries:

Redhill – Glazzard Architects CATEGORY WINNER

Halfkey Farmhouse – Osbornes Architects. COMMENDED

Hewn House (Phase 1) – Vivid Architects

Twyning Road – Matthew Gullick Architects


Category 2 – Private House, Worcestershire – Unbuilt

  • The Fold - Vivid Architects CATEGORY WINNER

Entries:

The Fold – Vivid Architects CATEGORY WINNER

The Links – Vivid Architects


Category 3 – Worcestershire – Built

  • 22 St Georges - Draw Architecture COMMENDED

Entries:

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel – Howl Associates CATEGORY WINNER

Roback Mews – Draw Architecture COMMENDED

The Keyes Building – Associated Architects COMMENDED

St. Johns Medical Centre – One Creative Environments

Rigby Hall Special School, New Block – Jacobs UK (Worcester)

Chapel House – Herlig Marles

St Andrew’s CE First School – Jacobs UK (Worcester)

Graingers Porcelain Works – Glazzard Architects

Infill Housing – DJD Architects

31 Bridge Street, Pershore – Create.iF


Category 4 – Worcestershire – Unbuilt

  • Trinity House - KKE Architects

Entries:

Green Skywalk, Worcester – One Creative Environments CATEGORY WINNER

Christopher Whitehead Performing Arts Building – One Creative Environments

Trinity House – KKE Architects


Category 5 – Outside of Worcestershire, Worcestershire Entrant – Built

  • Stepping Stone House - Hamish and Lyons CATEGORY WINNER

Entries:

Stepping Stone House – Hamish and Lyons CATEGORY WINNER

St David’s Hospice, In Patient Unit – KKE Architects COMMENDED

Domestic Extension – Peter Hunt Architects

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry – One Creative Environments

Eastnor Landrover Experience – Osbornes Architects

Uttoxeter Hermitage Palliative Care Hub – KKE Architects

Wheelchair Housing – DJD Architects

 


Category 6 – Outside of Worcestershire, Worcestershire Entrant – Unbuilt

  • Four Winds, Replacement Dwelling - Studio 27

Entries:

Huntingdon Crematorium – Howl Associates CATEGORY WINNER

Kitchener Barracks – One Creative Environments COMMENDED

Elephant House – Vivid Architects

Four Winds, Replacement Dwelling – Studio 27

Valley Hotel Extension – Osbornes Architects

Thorford Hall Farm – KKE Architects

Vulnerable Persons Extra Care Facility – One Creative Environments

People’s Choice Award in Association with Newsquest West Midlands

Newsquest West Midlands publish local newspapers across Worcestershire.  8 projects from across all of those entered above were selected by the editorial team, and published in the papers in print and online.  An online vote was organised through the newspaper websites with members of the public voting for their favourite project.

  • Chapel House – Herlig Marles

St Andrew’s CE First School – Jacobs UK (Worcester) PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER

Christopher Whitehead Performing Arts Building – One Creative Environments

Green Skywalk, Worcester – One Creative Environments

Chapel House – Herlig Marles

Rigby Hall Special School, New Block – Jacobs UK (Worcester)

Roback Mews – Draw Architecture