Mace, Alinea and ISG among the winners

Mace, ISG and Alinea were among the big winners at last night’s Building Awards.

ISG chief executive Paul Cossell was crowned the CEO of the Year, while Mace once again claimed the top gong for main contractors.

Cossell was recognised for his contribution to the construction industry, among a multitude of winners at the industry’s biggest celebration of the year. 

Building Awards 2019 (2)

Source: Tom Howard Photography

Hosted by Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges, the ceremony was held at the Grosvenor House hotel on London’s Park Lane and was attended by the UK’s leading construction firms. 

The night also included entertainment from Irish freestyle rapper and comedian Abandoman and music from the Brass Funleys.

Mace picked up the Major Contractor prize for firms with a turnover of more than £300m, with CField Construction winning the award for contractors under £300m. Mace also claimed BIM & Digital Initiative of the Year for its strategic design for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.

The award for Project of the Year was won by Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Alinea bagged the prize for Construction Consultant/Surveyor (for firms with over 100 staff) in its first year in the category, with Plan A Consultants coming out on top for those employing fewer than 100 people.

The Female Leadership award was presented to Farrells’ partner Shevaughn Rieck, while Heatherwick’s Vessel in New York won the International Project of the Year.

Scape Group chief executive Mark Robinson was named Building Magazine Personality of the Year.

2019 Building Awards Winners

Female Leadership Award - Sponsored by AECOM

Shevaughn Rieck, partner, Farrells

Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff)

Plan A Consultants

Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (100 staff or over)

alinea consulting

Architectural Practice of the Year

HTA Design

Engineering Consultant of the Year

AKT II

Contractor of the Year (up to £300m)

CField Construction

Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m) - Sponsored by Fenwick Elliott

Mace
Highly commended ISG

Housing Project of the Year

The Pavillions, 351 Caledonian Road – Jestico + Whiles

Innovation of the Year

Composite CLT & Glulam Design Process & Software – Engenuiti

Housebuilder of the Year

Berkeley Group

Specialist Contractor of the Year

NG Bailey

Small Project of the Year (up to £5m) - Sponsored by Clement Windows Group

The Pavilion, Bobby Moore Academy – Penoyre + Prasad

International Project of the Year - Sponsored by Aluprof

Vessel, New York – Heatherwick Studio

BIM & Digital Initiative of the Year - Sponsored by Disperse

Strategic Design for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation – Mace

Office Refurbishment Project of the Year - Sponsored by AET Flexible Space

The Bower – Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Non-Office Refurbishment Project of the Year - Sponsored by AET Flexible Space

Northampton International Academy – Architecture Initiative

Offsite Project of the Year

Smith’s Dock – Urban Splash and Places for People

Building Performance Award - Sponsored by British Gypsum

The Student Centre, UCL - Nicholas Hare Architects for UCL Estates

Building Magazine Project of the Year - Sponsored by Schueco

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Construction Client of the Year - sponsored by Mott MacDonald

Argent

CEO of the Year - sponsored by DGP Logistics

Paul Cossell, ISG

Building Magazine Personality of the Year - Sponsored by Hays

Mark Robinson, Scape Group