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RIBA South West Awards 2016 winners

RIBA South West today announced ten new and exciting buildings have won RIBA South West Awards 2016.

RIBA South West today announced ten new and exciting buildings have won RIBA South West Awards 2016, with Building of the Year sponsored by Marley Eternit going to Outhouse in Gloucestershire by Loyn & Co architects.

From a shortlist of 16, and forty nine initial entries, the projects spread from Cornwall to Gloucestershire, with Dorset having three winning projects

RIBA South West Awards 2016:

  • Plymouth School of Creative Arts, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • The Owers House, Cornwall, by John Pardey Architect
  • Drawing Studio, Arts University Bournemouth, by CRAB Studio (Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau)
  • Student Services Building, Arts University Bournemouth, by Design Engine Architects
  • Bridport Household Recycling Centre, Dorset, by Mitchell Eley Gould
  • Ansty Plum, Dorset, by Coppin Dockray
  • Gloucester Services, by Glenn Howells Architects
  • Outhouse, Gloucestershire by Loyn & Co
  • Blackrock Quarry Training Centre, nr Bristol, by Haverstock
  • Sand Dunes, Cornwall, by Arco2 Architecture Ltd

Category awards:

  • RIBA South West Building of the Year (sponsored by Marley Eternit) Outhouse, Gloucestershire by Loyn & Co
  • RIBA South West Project Architect of the Year (sponsored by Tarmac) Andy Theobald, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (for Plymouth School of Creative Arts)
  • RIBA South West Client of the Year Westmorland for Gloucester Services
  • RIBA South West Sustainability Award (sponsored by Sika) Gloucester Services, by Glenn Howells Architects
  • RIBA South West Small Project of the Year Ansty Plum, By Coppin Dockray

Winners were announced at an evening event on the Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare on 29 April hosted by Michael Holmes, Content Director for Centaur Media, TV presenter and chair of the National Custom and Self-build Association.

RIBA South West regional director Jon Watkins said:

"RIBA Awards always bring out the best in local and national architects across our vast region, and this year’s award-winning projects offer quality, diversity of type and scale, excellence in design, and lots of delight."


Notes to editors:

1. Contact Jon Watkins or 07501 466649 for high res press images, judegs citations and further information.

2. The RIBA Awards have been running continuously since 1966 and are judged and presented locally. No matter the shape, size, budget or location, RIBA award-winning schemes set the standard for great architecture all across the country. RIBA awards are for buildings in the UK by RIBA Chartered Architects and International Fellows.

3.The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and our members.

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