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Thursday23 October 2014

AYA 2008

The Architect and Young Architect of the Year Awards 2008

The Architect and Young Architect of the Year Awards 2008: The Video

14 November 2008

Watch the video of the Young Architect and Architect of the Year 2008 awards.

The Architect of the Year Awards 2008: In Pictures

31 October 2008

View a selection of images from this year’s glittering Architect of the Year awards, held at the London Hilton on October 30.

(Clockwise from top left) Pete Baxter, Frank Duffy, Jonathan Glancey, Jack Pringle, Roger Zogolovitch, Ben van Bruggen, Clare Wright and Deyan Sudjic.

Judging panel

31 October 2008

Architect of the year

Architect of the Year Awards 2008

McAslan, AHMM and BDP top shortlist for BD’s Architect of the Year Awards

9 September 2008

The finalists for BD’s Architect of the Year Awards 2008 have been announced, with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, BDP and John McAslan & Partners all gaining four nominations.

BD’s 2008 Architect of the Year awards announces new transport category

BD Mag - Transport and Public Buildings - June 08

Transport has been added as a category to BD’s 2008 Architect of the Year Awards.

Architect of the Year – could it be you?

23 May 2008

Architects are this week invited to submit entries to BD’s Architect of the Year Awards 2008, the only industry awards scheme that recognises the practices setting standards for others to follow rather than individual buildings.

Barking Learning Centre.

Richard Feilden Award: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

31 October 2008

Affordable housing is just one of the sectors where the winner of the Richard Feilden Architect of the Year Award has made a mark alongside public buildings, education and offices. This makes AHMM a hard office to ignore. Not only does it win awards, it delivers projects on time and to budget, making it popular with clients and ensuring that it has a loyal fan base.

Sweeping colonnade at Kings College, Dubai, now on site.

Education: Penoyre & Prasad

31 October 2008

Despite the troubled Building Schools for the Future programme, which is still to produce an award-winning building, education is a sector where some of the most talented architects are working today — reflected in the strong shortlist, which made it the most difficult category to judge.

Wexford Festival Opera, Ireland.

Public Building: Keith Williams Architects

31 October 2008

This was a strong category and while the judges were not unanimous, they agreed that the winner had a broad range of complex and completed work, including an opera house and a library, both in Ireland.

Meydan retail complex, Istanbul.

Retail: Foreign Office Architects

31 October 2008

A fresh and radical approach is how one judge described FOA, which had yet to complete a building in Britain let alone a department store, when it was picked to design a flagship John Lewis store in Leicester.

Southern Cross Station in Melbourne.

Transport: Grimshaw

31 October 2008

Despite being a new category this year, transport was highly competitive, with very good contenders battling it out for the main prize.

Akerman Road Primary Health Centre, Lambeth.

Healthcare: Buschow Henley

31 October 2008

In a sector dominated by huge PFI hospital projects and specialist architects, the judges were impressed by the growing number of practices ready to tackle health buildings.

A vision of London’s 2012 Olympic Village.

Client of the year: Nigel Hugill

31 October 2008

It is as a champion of quality architecture that Nigel Hugill was the unanimous choice for Client of the Year.

Museo del Acero, Monterrey, Mexico, where Grimshaw restored a derelict 1960s blast furnace structure.

World Architect of the year: Grimshaw

31 October 2008

There are a number of different models of how to run a successful global practice but the judges thought Grimshaw had got it about right.

AHMM’s Project Blue at Ebury Bridge Road is part of the Chelsea Barracks development masterplanned by Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners for Candy & Candy.

Affordable Housing: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

31 October 2008

This year's winner AHMM has demonstrated it is possible to deliver affordable housing that has the same attention to detail and built quality as the private sector.

Mews houses built on a brownfield site at Melody Lane, Islington.

Private Housing (under 14 units): Julian Cowie Architects

31 October 2008

The quest for high-density living coupled with soaring land prices has done few favours to this sector.

A scheme for 45 homes in the 1930s Dichterswijk neighbourhood  in Utrecht, The Netherlands, is under construction.

Private Housing (over 14 units): Maccreanor Lavington

31 October 2008

There were strong contenders in this category, but the winner stood out for dealing intelligently and creatively with the once very noble art of housing ordinary lives.

Matchbox office, Liverpool, by ShedKM with Snook Architects.

Offices: ShedKM

31 October 2008

In this highly competitive category, ShedKM has demonstrated not only a great understanding of the office environment but how inventive working spaces can be created from seemingly redundant buildings.

Penderyn Distillery for the Welsh Whisky Co.

Interiors: David Archer Architects

31 October 2008

In a sector prone to the vagaries of fashion, David Archer Architects has a restrained aesthetic that the judges really enjoyed.

Bath Western River-side, a scheme for 2,200 homes and a riverside park.

Masterplanning: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

31 October 2008

A successful masterplan is the key to creating great places and, as a category, is one where the standard of entries has risen as both the public and private sectors address the need to create whole new city quarters combining large numbers of housing units with public space.

Hopkin's Lawn Tennis Association Centre

Sport & Leisure: Hopkins Architects

31 October 2008

In a sector that’s dominated by a few big practices, Hopkins’ portfolio of projects, from the commission for one of the Olympics’ legacy buildings to a small pavilion in the grounds of a stately home, made it the unanimous winner.

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