Manchester Metropolitan University’s new Business School and Student Hub this week scooped this year’s Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award holding off a host of other project successes at the 2013 British Construction Industry Awards.
The building was engineered by WYG, designed by architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and built by Sir Robert McAlpine. The judges praised its design quality the “superb relationships developed between client, contractor and consultants”.
At the gala dinner event in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, Aecom won the International Award for its Halley VI research station in Antarctica. Southern Water’s Cleaner Seas for Sussex project in Peacehaven picked up the Major Civil Engineering Project of the Year Award.
Transport for London and Amey won the Civil Engineering category for the Hammersmith Flyover strengthening and Devon County Council won the Small Civil Engineering project Award for the Gem Bridge in Tavistock.