Entries for the Building Awards 2022 are now closed

Our entry deadline has now passed, but we wouldn’t want you to miss out! If you haven’t quite yet managed to complete your boards, or you’re still keen to submit an entry – then please don’t hesitate to contact ruth.sutherland@assemblemediagroup.co.uk.

The categories for 2022 cover the breadth of the construction industry, allowing companies across all aspects of building to have their achievements held up as an example to the sector. Whether it’s a feat of engineering, superb collaboration, exemplary housebuilding, or innovations in offsite, there is work to be acknowledged and achievements for everyone to celebrate.

 You can see all our categories at a glance below, or register to view the list of categories for 2022, along with the full criteria and what you’ll need to submit. It’s free to register, and payment is only required upon the point of submission.

This award is open to all UK registered architectural firms.

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The category is open to all members of the project team for a project in the UK that has been completed (or at least one major phase has been completed) between April 2021 and April 2022. The award is open to all types of construction firm that helped to deliver the project. Projects will be judged on design, sustainability, innovation and construction performance and procurement and teamwork with the client.

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This category is open to any type of construction consultancy with 100 staff or more. This includes all types of multi-disciplinary practices and any other type of construction consultant, including building or quantity surveyors and project management companies.

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This category is open to any type of construction consultancy with fewer than 100 staff. This includes all types of multi-disciplinary practices and any other type of construction consultant, including building or quantity surveyors and project management companies.

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This contractor category is aimed at firms with up to £500m turnover that work as main contractors.

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This contractor category is aimed at firms with over £500m turnover, working as main contractors.

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This award is to recognise the contribution that the built environment has on people’s lives. The project must have been built and completed in the last three years, and is open to all members of a project team.  This category will assess construction projects that have had a social, economic and environmental impact in the UK. It is for a built project that can demonstrate it has had a measurably positive effect on end users, a local community or a targeted group. The judges will be looking for schemes that inspire others and demonstrate how construction can bring about positive change by creating healthier, safer and more resilient communities. Entrants need to demonstrate they have engaged with the local community from an early stage in the project. 

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This category is open to any organisation or member of the project team that has taken advantage of digital technology to pioneer innovative new ways of delivering construction projects more efficiently, predictably, and of better quality. Entries are accepted from those who have used introduced digital construction initiative between April 2021 and April 2022. Initiatives can include utilising digital technologies to make project design more effective or streamlining construction by using digital information in combination with an onsite or offsite manufacturing or assembly process. This award is also open to those who are utilising digital design and construction information to make building operation more reliable, efficient, and lower energy.

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This new award builds on our Every Person Counts campaign to shine a spotlight on all those companies and organisations that have innovated staff recruitment & retention practices in response to rapidly changing working patterns post-pandemic. The judges will want to see what impact the people strategy is having on your organisation, including metrics to show improved engagement, productivity levels and other improved business outcomes. Entries will need to show that diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the people strategy. A winning entry will have a compelling narrative to explain why the different parts of the strategy have been implemented since the pandemic, the goals and KPIs (you can include case studies and staff feedback).

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This category is open to firms who offer a variety of services from an engineering-led base. Firms working in all branches of engineering within the built environment are eligible to enter.

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This category is aimed at all sizes of firms building homes as either a standalone developer or as a partner with a public sector authority or housing association for which the entrant has a financial stake of at least 50%.

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This award is open to housebuilders, housing providers, developers or members of their project teams who have completed a large development in the UK of at least 15 new units between April 2021 and April 2022. (For large phased developments, at least one major phase must have been completed during this time frame). It is very important to include photographs of the completed development.

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The category is open to all members of the project team for an international project that has been completed (or at least one major phase has been completed) between April 2021 and April 2022. The project must be located outside the UK, and at least one UK-headquartered firm must have been involved in its delivery. The award is open to all types of construction firm that helped to deliver the project. Projects will be judged on design, sustainability, innovation and construction performance and procurement and team work with the client.

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The category is open to all members of the project team for a project in the UK that has been completed (or at least one major phase has been completed) between April 2021 and April 2022, with evidence that the project has made an outstanding contribution towards reducing carbon emissions from the built environment. Projects entered into this category can include the reduction of the emissions from construction, operation and deconstruction of buildings.

The award is also open to any initiative that promotes the Net Zero agenda. This could include design tools and monitoring and reporting mechanisms and tools that are focused on achieving Net Zero within buildings.

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The category is open to all members of a project team involved in a project constructed using offsite construction techniques. The project must be substantially constructed from elements fabricated offsite with the majority of site work restricted to assembly. Entries will also be considered for projects where one major element of the project has been constructed using offsite techniques, for example the building services. The project must have been completed between April 2021 and April 2022. This award is open to all firms, including manufacturers that have been involved in the offsite elements of the project.

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The category is open to all members of the project team involved in remodelling an existing structure in the UK that has been completed (or at least one major phase has been completed) between April 2021 and April 2022. The award is open to all types of construction firm that helped to deliver the project. Projects will be judged on design, sustainability, innovation and construction performance and procurement and team work with the client.

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The category is open to all members of the project team for a project within the UK, with a construction value of up to £5m, that has been completed between April 2021 and April 2022. The award is open to all types of construction firm that helped to deliver the project. Projects will be judged on design, sustainability, innovation and construction performance and procurement and team work with the client.

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The specialist contractor award is aimed at specialist sub-contractors – but not specialist divisions of main contractors that undertake, for example, housing refurbishment work. Specialist firms owned by large contractors are able to enter. NB please note that a specialist firm that operates principally as a main contractor should be entered into the relevant main contractor category rather than the specialist contractor category.

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Nominations are invited for

CEO of the Year, sponsored by DGP Logistics 

Client of the Year