The Daily Telegraph British Homes Awards 2011
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Readers of the Daily Telegraph have voted Santiago as the winning design for Tomorrow’s Townhouse from a Short-list of 5
- The Eco Wrap: Grayscale architecture + design
- A House and a half: Urban Salon
- The New London Terrace: Moxon Architects
- The Stack House: Design ACB
- Santiago: Alex & Edward: Architects
In partnership with FutureForm, RIBA, the New Homes Marketing Board, BRE and MBE KTN, the annual design competition called for a sustainable and innovative townhouse, with the objective of building on the successful legacies of the classic 18th and 19th century terraces to create the 21st century equivalent.
The designs submitted embrace FutureForm’s innovative light gauge steel, volumetric, energy efficient modular construction system, the flexibility of which is best exemplified by the outstanding CUB House, recently opened at The BRE Innovation Park.
Backed by the UK’s best selling quality daily newspaper and sponsored by British Gas, the 2011 British Homes Awards invited entries from home builders, developers, architects, landscape and interior designers within twelve categories.
BRITISH HOMES BUILDQUALITY AWARDS 2011
Sponsored by Premier Guarantee, one of the UK’s leading warranty providers for new homes, these Awards recognise and endorse build quality in construction and complement the established categories for design, promoting those schemes that best achieve the creative aspirations of the architect.
To be eligible for an Award, the Homebuilder or Developer must have completed homes on sites in 2010, which have received industry recognition.
An independent panel of industry experts have judged eligible sites across six categories:
- SMALL DEVELOPMENT (up to 50 units)
- MEDIUM DEVELOPMENT (between 50 – 250 units)
- LARGE DEVELOPMENT (over 250 units)
- SOCIAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
- MULTI–STOREY DEVELOPMENT
THE AWARDS PRESENTATION
All Award winning and commended schemes were announced at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square on Thursday 22 September 2011.
Mike Gazzard Hon FRIBA
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