2016 Kent Design and Development Awards

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2016 Kent Design and Development Awards

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16 Dec 2016

2016 Kent Design and Development Awards Winners

2016 Kent Design and Development Awards News

15th December 2016 – The winners of the 2016 Kent Design and Development Awards(KDDA) have been revealed, with The Wing at Capel-le-Ferne named Project of the Year.

Twenty-three developments were shortlisted for the eight categories, with the overall Project of the Year voted for from among the category winners on the night.

Taking home the top prize, The Wing at Capel-le-Ferne was designed by Godden Allen Lawn in Folkestone. Owned by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, key consultants included Woodley Coles of Sandwich and Crofton-M&E/structural engineers of Hadlow.

The Wing at Capel-le-Ferne :
The Wing at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent

The Wing also won the Commercial, Industrial and Retail category, sponsored by Clague Architects.

Paul Carter, Leader of Kent County Council, said: “The quality of the built environment makes a difference to where we live and work and these awards are a great way to highlight just how good some of the new developments in Kent are. My congratulations to all the finalists, particularly The Wing for being selected as Project of the Year.”

Sponsored by Kent County Council, DHA Planning and PR and marketing agency Maxim, the awards showcase the many excellent construction projects taking place across the county and held every two years.

2016 Kent Design and Development Awards winners:
2016 Kent Design and Development Awards winners

In the new category of Conservation, sponsored by the Rochester Bridge Trust, the work of Baynes and Mitchell Architects saw Command of the Oceans at Chatham Historic Dockyard victorious.

North Vat, a house near Dungeness, took the top prize in the Environmental Performance category, sponsored by Scape Procure. The property was designed by Rodic Davidson Architects, the main contractor was EcoLibrium Solutions of Folkestone.

In the Infrastructure and Renewables category sponsored by CTP Consulting Engineers, the cut and cover tunnel at Hermitage Quarry, Barming, by Gallagher Ltd of Aylesford won. A key consultant on this project was Kirk Saunders of Orpington.

Public Buildings, sponsored by Kent Construction Focus Group, was split into two categories. The Yarrow in Broadstairs won the Education title, while Fairfield in Dartford took Community. Owned by East Kent College, The Yarrow was a regeneration project designed by Tonbridge’s Richard Hopkinson Architects. Fairfield, owned by Dartford Borough Council, was designed by AFLS+P Architects.

Also split in two was Residential. Sponsored by bdb design, the Minor site category was won by Nautical Mews in Margate, while there were two winners from among the Major sites: Farrow Court in Ashford and Wallis Fields in Maidstone.

Nautical Mews is Kent County Council-owned and was designed by Clague LLP. Key consultants included SC Green Ltd of Dover and Jenner (Contractors) Ltd of Folkestone. For the Major winners, Farrow Court was designed by PRP, with Pellings LLP of Bromley acting as key consultants. The Golding Homes-owned Wallis Fields was designed by PCKO Architects, with Orpington’s CalfordSeadon LLP acting as key consultant.

Alex Hicken of DHA Planning, sponsors of the Project of the Year award, commented: “The Wing is a stand-out development among a shortlist of excellent projects. All of the finalists have demonstrated a high standard of design and quality in their work and it has been a pleasure to find out more about them.”

Each of the category winners were presented with a unique glass trophy sculpted by Annie Ross and mounted on a base of Kentish Ragstone from nearby Hermitage Quarry, provided by Gallagher Group. These trophies were sponsored by Quinn Estates.

Andrew Metcalf of Maxim, who was master of ceremonies for the evening, said: “Some very interesting projects have been highlighted by this year’s awards and all the finalists should be proud of the contribution they have made to the Kent landscape.”

Further sponsorship of the Kent Design and Development Awards was provided by Penenden Heath Developments.

Visit www.kentdesigndevelopmentawards.co.uk for more information on the award winners.


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Kent Buildings

Kent Architecture Selection

Sliding House Margate
Sliding House in Margate
photo of Sliding House

Colyer-Fergusson Building, University of Kent, Canterbury
Design: Tim Ronalds Architects
Colyer-Fergusson Building
photo : Christian Richters

Colyer-Fergusson Building, University of Kent

Bird College, Sidcup
Bird College Building – design competition winner news

Dreamland Margate – news
Assael Architecture
Margate Buildings
image from architects

Dreamland Margate

Capel Manor House Guest Pavilion, Horsmonden, Tonbridge
Ewan Cameron Architects
Capel Manor House Guest Pavilion
image from architects

Capel Manor House Guest Pavilion

Rocksalt Restaurant, Folkestone
Guy Hollaway Architects
Rocksalt
photo from Guy Hollaway Architects

Kent Restaurant

Dover Esplanade, Dover
Tonkin Liu
Dover Esplanade
photo © Robbie Polley

No. 1 Smithery, Chatham
van Heyningen and Haward
No. 1 Smithery
photo © James Brittain

Sevenoaks School Performing Arts Centre, Sevenoaks
Tim Ronalds Architects
Sevenoaks School Performing Arts Centre
photo © Christian Richters

Hythe Beach Front Development
Guy Hollaway Architects
Hythe Beachfront Development
image by architects

Hythe Beach Front

Biggin Hill Airport Hotel
EPR Architects
Biggin Hill Airport Hotel
image from architect

Biggin Hill Airport Hotel

Black Rubber Beach House, Dungeness
Simon Conder Associates
Black Rubber Beach House
photo © Stephen Ambrose

Black Rubber Beach House

Bluewater Events Venue
Denton Corker Marshall
Bluewater Events Venue
image from architect

Bluewater Events Venue

Café, Deal Pier
Niall McLaughlin Architects
Deal Pier Cafe
image from architect

Deal Pier Cafe

Clifton Wharf, north-west of Gravesend Town Centre
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (London)
Clifton Wharf
image : KPF & Pure Render

Clifton Wharf

Gravesend Public Lavatory
Plastik Architects
Kent building
photo : Robin Hayes

Kent building

Leigh Technology Academy, Dartford
BDP
Leigh Technology Academy
photo © David Barbour/BDP

Leigh Technology Academy

Medway Building – University of Kent, Chatham
RMJM
University of Kent building
image from architect

University of Kent building

Quarterhouse Performing Arts and Business Centre, Folkestone
Alison Brooks Architects
Kent arts centre
photo : Dennis Gilbert

Quarterhouse Folkestone

Saga Group Call Centre
Pringle Richards Sharratt
Saga Group Plc Call Centre
image © Edmund Sumner

Saga Call Centre

Shingle House, Dungeness, Kent
Architect: NORD Architecture
The Shingle House
photo Courtesy of Living Architecture

Shingle House

Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate
David Chipperfield Architects
Turner Contemporary Gallery
image © David Chipperfield Architects

Kent gallery building
Kent gallery architects : David Chipperfield

English Architects

Kent : English Architecture

County Architecture adjacent to Kent
Surrey Buildings
Sussex Buildings

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