The Shard wins project of the year at Building’s prestigious annual awards, while Stephen Pycroft, executive chairman of Mace, wins personality of the year
The Shard won project of the year at Building’s prestigious annual awards last night, with the tower’s main contractor, client and project manager also all taking home gongs.
The industry’s brightest lights packed out London’s Grosvenor House Hotel last night to see the Shard tower collect the prestigious Building Magazine Project of the Year accolade.
Stephen Pycroft, executive chairman of Mace, the main contractor on the Shard, was named Building’s personality of the year, picking up the baton from 2012 winner Sir John Armitt, the former chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority.
Mace picked up the project/construction management firm of the year award, with Shard client Sellar Property Group winning the construction client gong and Turner & Townsend - the project manager on the Shard - winning large consultant of the year.
Willmott Dixon was named major contractor of the year; Allford Hall Monaghan Morris won architect of the year; Stephen Stone from Crest Nicholson won the chief executive of the year award, with Places for People winning house builder of the year.
The full list of winners in all 19 categories are:
Personality of the year
- Stephen Pycroft, Mace chairman
Chief executive of the year
- Stephen Stone from Crest Nicholson
Architectural Practice of the Year, sponsored by Comar
- Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
BIM Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Autodesk
Building Magazine Project of the Year, sponsored by Schueco
- The Shard, Mace
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (fewer than 100 staff), sponsored by Hays Construction
- Quantem Consulting
Construction Client of the Year
- Sellar Property Group
Contractor of the Year (up to £300m), sponsored by SIG plc
Construction Consultant/Surveyor of the Year (over 100 staff), sponsored by Hays Construction
- Turner & Townsend
The Construction Skills Cut the Carbon Award
Engineering Consultant of the Year
- Mott MacDonald
Housebuilder of the Year, sponsored by Maxim Eyes
- Places for People
Housing Project of the Year
- Horsted Park, Proctor and Matthews Architects
Integrated Supply Chain of the Year
Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m), sponsored by Powerday
- Willmott Dixon
Manufacturer of the Year
- British Gypsum
Project/Construction Management Firm of the Year
Public Building of the Year, sponsored by Alu-Timber
- Kings Cross Station Redevelopment, John McAslan + Partners, Network Rail, Arup and Vinci
Specialist Contractor of the Year, sponsored by Radmat
Sustainable Project of the Year
- The Hive, Max Fordham and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios