Judging of the 2023 York Design Awards has taken place and the winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 3rd July 2023 at the Guildhall.


However, you can have your say in the People’s Choice Award, sponsored by the York Press, and the Young People’s Award.  The 2023 projects are on display at York Explore Library from 10th to 18th June. Come along and vote for your favourites.

The Awards cover a wide range of categories including single and multiple dwelling residential developments, community and commercial buildings, and open space/public realm/landscape, and are open to all projects completed in the last five years.


Take a look at the winners of the 2022 York Design Awards here ( 2022 Winners « York Design Awards)

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Andy Davey

Andy Davey is the senior partner at Simpson & Brown Architects, based in Edinburgh, which specialises in the scholarly conservation of historic buildings, the adaptive re-use and remodelling of existing buildings, and the contextual design of new buildings in sensitive historic or landscape settings. The firm aspires to be one of the leading ‘creative conservation’ practices in the UK and works on a wide range of projects at home and abroad.  Andy trained at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London and has been responsible for many of Simpson & Brown’s more prestigious commissions, including the recent multi-RIBA Award winning projects for the Centre of Ceramic Art at York Art Gallery and the acclaimed new Visitor Centre at Rievaulx Abbey. He also has a decidedly odd and inexplicable interest in heritage potato varieties.

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