For over 50 years the RIBA awards and prizes have championed and celebrated the best architecture in the UK and around the world, no matter the form; size or budget. Successful projects reflect changes and innovations in architecture, but at their core display a commitment to designing and developing buildings and spaces for the improvement and enhancement of people’s lives.
It's a real honour that the refurbishment of St Augustine's church has been recognised by RIBA, through the RIBA Regional Awards 2018*.
Beauty is a great communication of the Sacred. It's in keeping with Sacramental Theology, that the spiritual is experienced through the material.
It was important, in this project, that the original beauty of the church was enhanced and given a contemporary twist.
The Regeneration Project is showing that the Tradition of the Catholic Church is always striving to find new expressions.
We especially thank Roz Barr Architects for achieving such a remarkable project alongside Ricthie+Daffin, Smith, Wallwork Engineers and John Morgan Studio and all those involved in this project.
Read the article on our project in the RIBA magazine here.
After winning the RIBA Regional Award, we're now onto the shortlist for the National Prizes. Beyond that is the top national award: the Stirling Prize?
*RIBA Regional Awards
A RIBA Regional Award is given to a UK project for its regional importance as a piece of architecture.
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RIBA awards are regarded by both the public and profession as the most valued architecture awards with an unrivalled approach to the judging and promotion of good architecture.
RIBA awards and prizes are the most rigorously judged awards for architectural excellence and are based on the judgement of peers as a result of building visits.
All award-winning projects will have been visited by at least one expert jury.
All RIBA awards are judged by award-winning architects and relevant lay assessors.
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