The Civic Trust Awards proudly celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2019 and the Awards Ceremony was held on Friday 1st March at Imperial War Museum North, Manchester. The Ceremony was sponsored by Sir Robert McAlpine, who also commemorate their 150th Anniversary in 2019.
From 240 entries to the Civic Trust Awards, Pro-Tem Awards, AABC Conservation Awards and Selwyn Goldsmith Awards schemes, after a rigorous multi-stage assessment process, 62 projects were rewarded, in addition to presenting 5 special awards.
Over the last six decades, the aim of the Civic Trust Awards hasn’t waivered. Encouraging the very best in architecture, promoting improvements the built environment for us all through design, sustainability, inclusiveness and accessibility, but also rewarding projects that offer a positive social, cultural, environmental or economic benefit to their local communities. The Civic Trust Awards has run continuously ever since, making it Europe’s longest running architectural and built environment awards programme. It is also one of this country’s most important and prestigious.
Amongst the 2019 winners are:
Gasholders London (Camden, London) by WilkinsonEyre
LEGO House (Billund, Denmark) by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
The Borders Distillery (Scottish Borders, Scotland) by Gray Macpherson Architects
The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre (Northumberland, North East) by Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall Ltd
Westminster Abbey Trifoirum Project, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries (Westminster, London) by Ptolemy Dean Architects Ltd, MUMA