Kent Design Awards

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Kent Design Awards
Awarded for To celebrate the high quality development delivered throughout Kent
Country UK
Presented by Kent Design Initiative (part of Kent County Council)
First awarded 2003
Website Kent Design Initiative

These awards were created to celebrate design excellence in Kent and were first staged in 2003 and are usually held every two years.[1] They were then renamed 'Kent Design and Development Awards' in 2012. Then have stayed as the 'Kent Design and Development Awards' in 2014.[1]

2003[edit]

  • Commercial and Industrial Building winner - Holiday Extras HQ Building, Newingreen, Hythe [2]
  • Public Building winner - Riverhead Infant School, Sevenoaks
  • Urban Design and Town Centre Renewal winner - St. Mildreds Lavender Mews, Canterbury
  • Best Individual House - Lynwood, Tunbridge Wells (private residence)[3]
  • Housebuilding for Quality winner - Ingress Park, Greenhithe
  • Overall winner - Lynwood, Tunbridge Wells (private residence)[3]

Highly Commended was Romney Warren Visitor Centre [4]

2004[edit]

  • Housebuilding for Quality winner - Vista (private residence), Dungeness[5]
  • Public Building/Education winner - St Augustine's RC School, Hythe[6]
  • Town and Village Renaissance - Horsebridge and Brownings Yard, Whitstable [7]
  • Overall Winner - St Augustine's RC School, Hythe [6]

2005/2006[edit]

2007/2008[edit]

Also nominated was Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope museum, library and gallery, although misleadingly named as a winner on an architects brochure.[11]

2010[edit]

30 projects were shortlisted in seven categories from more than 60 entries. The Medway Building at the University of Kent as part of the Universities at Medway, was nominated for Best Public Building.[18] Also nominated was Crossway Low Energy House, near Maidstone.[19]

2012 (Renamed as 'Kent Design and Development Awards')[edit]

Jointly organised and sponsored by 'DHA Planning'(town planning and transport consultancy), Kent County Council and Ward Homes (public housing management).[22]

94 nominees including Sevenoaks School Performing Arts Centre and Cornwallis Academy.[23]

  • Commercial, Industrial and Retail winner - Rocksalt Restaurant, Folkestone
  • Public Buildings Education winner - Marlowe Theatre,Canterbury [23]
  • Civils and Infrastructure winner - Dover Esplande, sea frontage
  • Environmental Performance winner - Hadlow College
  • Minor Residential winner - Hill House, Ulcombe [24]
  • Major Residential winner - Rosemary Gardens, Park Wood [25]
  • Public Buildings, Community winner - Turner Contemporary
  • Public Buildings, Education winner - Walderslade Primary School [23]
  • Project of the Year (Sponsored by DHA Planning) - Rocksalt Restaurant, Folkestone [26]

2014 Kent Design and Development Awards[edit]

The shortlist was announced in September 2014;[27] Categories Include:

  • Major Residential category - Horsted Park, Chatham
  • Minor Residential category - Pobble House, Romney Marsh
  • Commercial, Industrial and Retail category - Medway Crematorium
  • Civils and Infrastructure category - Sandwich Town Tidal Defences
  • Education Public Buildings category - Goat Lees Primary School, Ashford
  • Community Public Buildings category - Cyclopark, Gravesend
  • Environmental Performance category - Goat Lees Primary School, Ashford

Overall winner ‘Project of the year’ - Goat Lees Primary School, Ashford,[28]

2016 Awards[edit]

Twenty-three developments were shortlisted for the eight categories; Winners:

  • Commercial, Industrial and Retail category - The Wing, Capel-le-Ferne
  • Conservation category - Command of the Oceans at Chatham Historic Dockyard,
  • Environmental Performance category - North Vat, a house near Dungeness,
  • Infrastructure and Renewables category - the cut and cover tunnel at Hermitage Quarry, Barming, by Gallagher Ltd,
  • Education Public Buildings category - The Yarrow in Broadstairs,
  • Community Public Buildings category - Fairfield (part of East Kent College) in Dartford
  • Minor Residential category - Nautical Mews in Margate,
  • Major Residential category - Farrow Court in Ashford and Wallis Fields in Maidstone,

The Wing for the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust at Capel-le-Ferne was named Project of the Year.[29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Ratcliffe, Hannah (17 March 2010). "Unique design and architecture in Kent is awarded". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Holiday Extras® Awards Archive". www.holidayextras.co.uk. 2003. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Case Studies". www.bbsconstruction.com. 2002. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Romney Marsh Visitor Centre". www.ecolibriumsolutions.co.uk. 2003. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Riba award winners 2004". arts.theguardian.com. 2004. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Information about St. Augustine's Primary School" (PDF). architecturecentre.org. 25 April 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  7. ^ "Portfolio". www.clague.co.uk. 2004. Archived from the original on 18 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  8. ^ "Country park amenity block Trosley Country Park, Kent". www.ecolibriumsolutions.co.uk. 2005. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Kings Hill Village Centre". www.lee-evans.co.uk. 2005. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  10. ^ a b c d "Top design award for converted rail shed". www.kentonline.co.uk. 2 December 2005. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  11. ^ "Clay Architecture". www.clayarchitecture.com. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  12. ^ "Broadside, Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK". www.ancon.co.uk. 2013. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  13. ^ "Sandling Park wins Kent Design Award". www.housingexcellence.co.uk. 13 December 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  14. ^ "Pilkington Building, Universities at Medway, England". www.rmjm.com. 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  15. ^ "Medway Campus collects First Prize at Kent Design Awards". enterprise.gre.ac.uk. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  16. ^ "Parrock Street". www.plastikarchitects.com. 2007. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  17. ^ "Amphitheatre". www.kentnordpasdecalais.com. 2012. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  18. ^ "Medway Building, Kent, England". www.e-architect.co.uk. 4 February 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  19. ^ "Case Study Crossway Low Energy House, Kent". www.jhai.co.uk. 2009. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  20. ^ "Awards". www.ardmoregroup.co.uk. 2010. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  21. ^ "Awards". www.alisonbrooksarchitects.com. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  22. ^ "KENT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT AWARDS 2012". architecture-centre.org. 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  23. ^ a b c Goh, Kasan (6 December 2012). "Kent Design Award 2012 for Best Public Building ( Education )". www.clayarchitecture.com. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  24. ^ "Hill House, Kent - 2012 RIBA Award Winner". www.workingmetals.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  25. ^ "Rosemary Gardens, Park Wood". www.goldinghomes.org.uk. 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  26. ^ "Rocksalt Restaurant Winner at Kent Design Awards". www.mlm.uk.com. 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  27. ^ Britcher, Chris (28 September 2014). "Architects hope grand designs build on community benefits". Kent on Sunday. Kent.
  28. ^ "2014 winners". Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  29. ^ "Announcing the winners of the Kent Design and Development awards". kentdesigndevelopmentawards.co.uk. 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2017.

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