The Final Judging of the 63rd Civic Trust Awards, chaired by Keith Williams, has now been completed.
The judging process took place over 3 days starting on 2nd then 8th and finally 22nd November, when the results were ratified by the National Panel. The Panel met to determine which projects were to receive either one of the highly prized Civic Trust Awards or be Highly Commended, and also which schemes were to receive the Special Awards.
This year once again, Covid 19 forced the National Panel’s judging processes to be virtual but the level of interrogation, debate and rigour was no different from the norm, but of course National Panel long to be able get back into the same room.
Now in its 63rd year, the Civic Trust Awards 2022 submission numbers despite the pandemic, held up remarkably well. Ssubmissions were received from the UK, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, UAE, USA and Somaliland, reflecting the awards’ continuing international reach. Of the 160 schemes submitted, 76 were referred by regional assessors to the Civic Trust Awards National Panel for consideration within either the Award or Highly Commended categories.
The final announcements will be made public on 7 March 2022.
The Civic Trust Awards National Panel
The National Panel for the 63rd Civic Trust Awards included Julian Robinson Director of Estates at the London School of Economics, Isabel Allen, editor of Architecture Today, John Davies, Head of Sustainability at derwent london, Martin Knight of Knight Architects, Aileen Wiswell MBE of the Government Property Agency, engineer Albert Taylor of AKTII, Chris Harding, chairman of architects bdp, Dominique Staindl PR, and Clare Barton, a partner at architects Haverstock.