Awards

Our recent buildings have won many design awards and a number have been built as a result of successful architectural competition entries.

  • 2011 RIBA Town & Country Commercial Sector Award
    Deanery Road, Bristol
  • 2010 RIBA National Award
    Aardman Animations Headquarters, Bristol
  • 2009 RIBA Town & Country Design – Supreme Award
    Aardman Animations Headquarters, Bristol
  • 2009 RIBA Town & Country Design Awards – Workspace Award
    Aardman Animations Headquarters, Bristol
  • 2007 RIBA Crown Estate Conservation Award
    ss Great Britain
  • 1993 RIBA Regional Award
    St. Anne’s College Oxford
  • 1993 RIBA Architecture Award
    Marketing Centre for Bristol DC
  • 1991 RIBA Architecture Award
    King Edward’s Junior School, Bath
  • 1989 RIBA Architecture Award
    No. 1 Bridewell Street, Bristol
  • 2006 Civic Trust Access Award
    ss Great Britain
  • 2005 Civic Trust Award
    Kindersley Centre, Sheepdrove Organic Farm
  • 2005 Civic Trust Special Award for Sustainability
    Kindersley Centre, Sheepdrove Organic Farm
  • 2003 Civic Trust Commendation
    Faculty of Education, University of the West of England
  • 2002 Civic Trust Urban Design Award
    Open Spaces at Harbourside
  • 1997 Civic Trust Commendation
    Goldney Hall, Bristol
  • 1997 Civic Trust Special Mention
    Bath University Library extension
  • 1988 Civic Trust Award
    Salvation Army Citadel, Bristol
  • 2015 Bristol Civic Society Design Award
    Visitors Centre, Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • 2013 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol
  • 2011 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Brunel Institute, Bristol
  • 2011 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Deanery Road, Bristol
  • 2009 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Aardman Animations Headquarters, Bristol
  • 2009 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Quakers Friars, Bristol
  • 2008 Bristol Civic Society Environmental Award
    Studio Block, Faculty of Creative Arts, University of the West of England, Bower Ashton, Bristol
  • 2006 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Woodland Court
  • 2003 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Capricorn Quay, Bristol
  • 2002 Bristol Civic Society Award
    City Learning Centres, Bristol
  • 2001 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Millennium Square, @t Bristol [Open Spaces at Harbourside]
  • 1998 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Venturers House, Bristol
  • 1996 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Goldney Hall, Bristol
  • 1994 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Vision Care Centre for the Bristol Royal Society for the Blind
  • 1992 Bristol Civic Society Award
    Redcliff Quay, Bristol
  • 1992 Bristol Civic Society Award
    31 Great George Street, Bristol
  • 2015 Regional LABC Award for Best Small Commercial Building
    Visitor Centre, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol
  • 2015 Regional LABC Award for Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development
    Barstaple Almshouses
  • 2013 RICS South West and Wales Commercial Award
    Weston Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
  • 2013 South West Building Excellence Project of the Year Award
    Weston Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
  • 2012 Public Building Retrofit Project of the Year Award
    Weston Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
  • 2003 National HomeBuilder Design Commendation
    Capricorn Quay, Bristol
  • 1997 Structural Steel Award
    Bath University Library extension
  • 1993 British Construction Industry Award
    Marketing Centre for Bristol DC
  • 1991 Natural Stone Design Commendation
    31 Great George Street, Bristol
  • 2014 West of England Carbon Challenge Best Company (Under 250 Employees) Award
    Alec French Architects
  • 2010 BREEAM Offices Award: the highest rated office building in the UK
    Horizon House / Cabot House, Bristol
  • 2008 BREEAM Retail Award
    Cabot Circus (Quakers Friars), Bristol
  • 2012 Insider Property Awards, Architects’ Practice of the Year
    Alec French Architects
  • 2012 Insider Property Awards, Workplace of the Year
    WestOne, Bristol
  • 2012 BCO Corporate Workplace Regional Award
    Horizon House, Bristol
  • 2012 BCO Commercial Workplace Regional Award
    Bristol & Bath Science Park
  • 2012 BCO Innovation National Award (Regional Nominee)
    Kingswood Locality Hub, Bristol
  • 2011 Insider Property Awards, Office Development of the Year
    Horizon House, Bristol
  • 2010 Best Heritage Venue (Rough Guide to Accessible Britain Awards)
    ss Great Britain
  • 2010 The Almshouse Association Patrons Award
    John Fosters Almshouse, Bristol
  • 2008 MAPIC EG Retail Award for Best Shopping Centre
    Cabot Circus (Quakers Friars), Bristol
  • 2008 In-Town Retail Scheme of the Year, British Council of Shopping Centres
    Cabot Circus (Quakers Friars), Bristol
  • 2008 Supreme Gold Award, British Council of Shopping Centres
    Cabot Circus (Quakers Friars), Bristol
  • 2008 Georgian Group: 2008 Best New Building in a Georgian Context
    22-25 Queen Square, Bristol
  • 2006 Gulbenkian Museum of the Year
    ss Great Britain
  • 2008 Western Daily News Community Building of the Year Award (Shortlisted)
    Netham Park Pavilion
  • 2002 Prime Minister’s Award for Better Public Building
    City Learning Centres, Bristol
  • 2001 RTPI National Commendation for Planning in the Public Realm
    Open Spaces at Harbourside
  • 2000 The British Parking Industry Award
    For excellence in design and highest standards of customer facilities
    Presented by the British Parking Association
  • 1994 Institution of Structural Engineers Award
    Marketing Centre for Bristol DC

“It is always pleasing choosing an Environmental Award Winner on a green site and this one is outstanding for its discretion and obvious sustainability.”

Charles Fox, Bristol Civic Society, re Bower Ashton Studio Block