Winners of the 2022 York Design Awards will be announced at an awards ceremony on Monday 4th July. Please save the date and join our mailing list to receive an invitation to this free event.

 

There will be a week-long exhibition of the award entries at York Explore library from 11 to 18 June. Visit the free exhibition and cast your vote for The Press People’s Choice Award and the Young People’s Award (under 18s only).

 

The Awards cover a wide range of categories including large and small residential development, commercial and public buildings, conservation and restoration projects and open spaces and are open to all projects completed in the last five years.
You can also join the York Design Awards Walking Trails on Friday 17 June, 6pm to 8pm and Saturday 18 June, 10am to 12 noon, as part of the York Festival of Ideas. Visit York Design Award-winning buildings from the first 13 years of the scheme. The free walking trails around the city centre reveal some stunning hidden gems developed and built by those aspiring to the highest quality of design. Tickets are available from 29th April at York Festival of Ideas, York Festival of Ideas.

 

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Last call for entries to 2017 York Design Awards

York’s property developers, builders and architects are being urged to enter buildings developed in the last three years into the 2017 York Design Awards.

With eight categories to choose from, the York Design Awards encourage and reward the highest standards of restoration and refurbishment of existing buildings and the best design in new buildings and public spaces in York.

Previous winners include York Art Gallery, the Hiscox Building, St Leonard’s Place Retail Unit, Your Bike Shed Cycle Café, Walmgate Bar and Kings Square.

Janet Hopton, Chair of the York Design Awards says: “We’ve received some fantastic applications so far, and if they are anything to go by, then judging the awards certainly won’t be an easy task and the judges could well be deliberating for some time.”

The deadline for entries is Friday 31st March and the awards will be independently judged in April by architect Julian Bicknell, principal at London-based Julian Bicknell & Associates, David Heath, chair of The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), architect Nicky Rutt from Hawkins\Brown Architects and Geoff Rich, managing partner at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.

Full details on the categories and how to enter the prestigious awards is available at www.yorkdesignawards.org. Winners will be announced and presented with their awards at the presentation evening which takes place on Monday 26 June at York Racecourse

The awards programme operates with the generous support of a number of sponsors who have a strong association with the city. Hiscox is once again the main sponsor, with additional high profile sponsors including Arup, O’Neill Associates, York Conservation Trust, Shepherd Group, York Civic Trust, City of York Council, York Guild of Building, George F White, Fulprint, Ravage Productions, Virgin Trains East Coast, The Partners Group, United by Design, York Racecourse and The Grand Hotel & Spa.

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