ODA chair picks up Personality of the Year baton from former chief as Crossrail and Crown Estate are among last night’s victors
London’s 2012 Olympic construction team carried off an impressive relay win at this year’s Building Awards, while The Crown Estate, Astudio and Crossrail also won gold.
Some 1,400 of the industry’s brightest lights packed out London’s Grosvenor House Hotel last night to see Olympic Delivery Authority chairman Sir John Armitt named Building’s personality of the year, picking up the baton from 2011 winner former ODA chief executive David Higgins.
As champange corks popped and the good times rolled, they also saw The Crown Estate’s AirW1 collect the prestigious Building Magazine Project of the Year accolade; Airstudio named architectural practice of the year; Crossrail named client of the year; and Sir Robert McAlpine collect the large contractor of the year award.
See below for a full list of winners in all 19 categories.
Visit www.building.co.uk later today for more coverage including photographs from the night.
Architectural Practice of the Year, sponsored by Comar
Building Magazine Personality of the Year, sponsored by Laidlaw Interiors Group
Winner: Sir John Armitt, Olympic Delivery Authority
Building Magazine Project of the Year, sponsored by Schueco
Winner: The Crown Estate: AirW1
Chief Executive of the Year, sponsored by KPMG
Winner: Pete Redfern, Taylor Wimpey
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff), sponsored by Hays Construction
Winner: Prosurv Consult
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (100 staff or over), sponsored by Hays Construction
Contractor of the Year (up to £300m), sponsored by Dulux Trade
Winner: Thomas Vale Construction
Contractor of the Year (over £300m), sponsored by Powerday
Winner: Sir Robert McAlpine
Construction Client of the Year, sponsored by Mott MacDonald
Cut the Carbon Award, sponsored by Construction Skills
Winner: The Alumet Group
Engineering Consultant of the Year, sponsored by Balfour Beatty Engineering Services
Housebuilder of the Year, sponsored by HardHat
Winner: Linden Homes
Housing Project of the Year, sponsored by BLP
Winner: HTA: ZeroC
Integrated Supply Chain of the Year, sponsored by Euroclad
Winner: Turner & Townsend: Yorkshire Water
Manufacturer of the Year, sponsored by Ecobuild
Project / Construction Management Firm of the Year, sponsored by RICS
Public Building Project of the Year, sponsored by Alu-Timber
Winner: Stanton Williams: University of the Arts London Campus for Central Saint Martins at King’s Cross
Specialist Contractor of the Year, sponsored by Radmat
Winner: Vector Foiltec
Sustainability Project of the Year, sponsored by Mitie
Winner: Adam Khan Architects & Max Fordham LLP: Brockholes Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Preston