Wood Awards 2015

Wood Awards 2015

From a 3000 sq m four-storey timber-structured building for BSkyB to a park café in Brighton and a 'Spathroom' in teak, the best timber buildings in Britain are brought together in the shortlist for the 2015 Wood Awards. Feast your eyes below.

United Kingdom
Believe in Better for BSkyB, by Arup Associates
Canary Wharf Crossrail by Foster + Partners
Constellations Bar, Liverpool by Howard Miller Design
Arcadia Nursery, Edinburgh by Malcolm Fraser Architects
Tom Wheare Music School, Bryanston School, Dorset by Hopkins Architects
Keynsham Civic Centre, Somerset by AHR
Maggie's Oxford by Wilkinson Eyre Architects
The Level cafe, Brighton by Knox Bhavan Architects
Pod Gallery, West Littleton by Stonewood Design
The Master's House, Hertfordshire by Butler Hegarty Architects
The Studio, London by Bradley Van Der Straeten Architects
Hult International Business School, London by Sergison Bates
Spathroom, London by Paul McAneary Architects
Dundon Passivhaus, Somerset by Prewett Bizley Architects
Sussex House by Wilkinson King Architects
The Fishing Hut, Hampshire by Niall McLaughlin Architects
Flower Kiosk, London by Buchanan Partnership
Helix, London by RCA students
Long Sutton Studio, Hampshire by Cassion Castle Architects
The Observatory, Lymington by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios


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