Architect triumphs at annual British Council for School Environments ceremony
Architype was named the School Architect of the Year at Wednesday’s BCSE awards. The firm was announced as the winner at the central London ceremony, along with scooping first prize for Best Special Educational Needs School and Best Independent School.
Ty Goddard, the director and judge of the British Council for School Environment awards, commented on Architype’s win, saying the practice “demonstrates, in their approach to school design, the kind of excellence we hope to achieve across the industry.”
Other winners include Atkins, who received the award for Sustainable School of the Year for Northwood Primary, and Neilcott Construction took first prize for School Contractor of the Year.
List of winners:
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: Primary Meadowcroft Griffin for Lauriston Primary School
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: Secondary Sheppard Robson for Waingels College
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: SEN Architype for The Willows School
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: Academy LHC for The JCB Academy
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: Refurbishment Architecture plb for Walthamstow School for Girls
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: Refurbishment Walters and Cohen for Towers Junior School
Excellence in Design For Teaching & Learning: Independent Architype for The Gower School
Building Britain: School Contractor of The Year: Neilcott Construction
Designing Britain: School Architect of the Year - The Jonathan Ibikunle Award: Architype
Local Authority of the Year: Milton Keynes Council
Academy Sponsor of the Year: The Aldridge Foundation
Excellence in the use of Technology: 4D Creative for Heaton Special School
Excellence in the Provision of Sports Facilities: Curl La Tourelle for St Bernadette’s Sports Complex at St Michael’s Catholic High School
Green School Award - Sustainable School of the Year: Atkins for Northwood Primary School
Supplier of the Year: Isis
Adviser of the Year: 4 Futures.