The newly crowned Sustainability Leader of the Year also wins a Sustainability Project of the Year award for Elizabeth II Court

Rab Bennetts was last night named the construction industry’s Sustainability Leader of the Year at the 2009 Sustainability Awards.

It was a double night of celebration for the architect as Bennetts Associates also won the Sustainability Project of the Year award for developments over £2m with the Elizabeth II Court building in Winchester.

The awards ceremony held at King’s Place in King’s Cross saw success for Feilden Clegg Bradley, which was named Sustainable Designer of the Year, and Bill Dunster, whose RuralZed won the best sustainable project under £2m.

Atelier Ten was named Sustainable Consultant of the Year while Gentoo Construction was crowned Sustainable Housebuilder of the Year.

Sustainable manufacturer of the year was InterfaceFLOR while Igloo Regeneration was named Sustaianble Client of the Year.

The Sustainable Contractor of the year prize was handed to concrete specialist Byrne Bros.

Sustainable client of the year sponsored by Balfour Beatty

Winner: Igloo Regeneration
Highly commended: Olympic Delivery Authority


  • Land Securities
  • Lend Lease
  • South West Regional Development Agency
  • British Land

Sustainable consultant of the year

Winner: Atelier Ten
Highly commended: Jones Lang LaSalle


  • Aecom
  • Atkins/Faithful + Gould
  • BDP
  • Davis Langdon
  • Hilson Moran
  • WSP

Sustainable contractor of the year sponsored by Segro

Winner: Bryne Bros (Formwork)
Highly commended: Willmott Dixon


  • Bovis Lend Lease
  • Breyer Group
  • NG Bailey
  • United House
  • Wates Group

Sustainable designer of the year
Winner: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios


  • Aedas Architects
  • Bennetts Associates
  • Cundall
  • Jestico + Whiles
  • pha Consult
  • PRP
  • Ramboll

Sustainable housebuilder/housing provider of the year sponsored by Saint-Gobain Isover
Winner: Gentoo Construction


  • Aster Group
  • Berkeley Group
  • Crest Nicholson

Sustainable manufacturer of the year sponsored by Marks & Spencer
Winner: Interfaceflor
Highly commended: ICI Paints AkzoNobel


  • Aggregate Industries
  • Green Building Store
  • Kingspan Insulation
  • Lafarge Readymix

Sustainable project of the year (under £2m) sponsored by Keepmoat
Winner: RuralZED houses at Upton Square, Northamptonshire


  • Hunsett Mill, Norfolk
  • Westport Lake Visitors Centre, Staffordshire
  • 89 Culford Road, London
  • Planet House, London
  • United House, Islington

Sustainable project of the year (over £2m) sponsored by Faithful + Gould
Winner: Elizabeth II Court by Bennetts Associates


  • Acharacle Primary School, Argyll
  • Watermark Place
  • Project ZEBRA @ Lion House
  • G Park Blue Planet, Chatterley Valley
  • Crawley Library
  • Dartmouth Store, Sainsbury’s

Sustainability leader of the year
Rab Bennetts