Keith Williams delivered his address as new Chair at the 57th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony which was held on Friday 4th March at The Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Since it was founded in 1959, the Civic Trust Awards has run continuously ever since, making it Europe’s longest running architectural and built environment awards programme. It is also one of the UK’s most important and prestigious.
The Civic Trust Awards reviews projects from all walks of life in many countries covering most of the built environment.
• projects with a particular Impact on the local Community
• Residential projects
• Private Dwellings
• Civic + Arts
• Bridges/Tunnels – infrastructure and public realm
• The Pro Tem Awards for Temporary Installations
From 264 applications, 58 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award or Commendation, which included Pro-Tem for temporary projects or installations and the AABC Conservation category. In addition, 7 Special Awards were presented to projects that have demonstrated outstanding credentials in specific areas.
On behalf of the Civic Trust National Awards Panel, Keith presented the prestigious National Panel Special Award, to Carr Cotter & Naessens for the dlr Lexicon library in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland.
Click the link for the full list of 2016 Civic Trust Award winners.