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Digital Skills Academy, Askham Bryan College

Client/Developer: Askham Bryan College
Architect/Designer: Evans McDowall Architects
Builder: Ashcourt Group

Commercial or Community (Small)

This project has a sensitive modern design that successfully reinterprets the surrounding architecture and traditional buildings of this type. The well-detailed natural materials, large areas of glazing and high sloping ceilings create architecture that is uplifting and the judges congratulate all involved in achieving such a result within a tight budget.

Sustainability Award

While many projects cited sustainable development as a driving force in their design, one stood out for its well-balanced integration of energy efficiency, ecological design and environmental care – all achieved on a tight budget. The building is a delight for staff and students and sets an admirable example to others in the further education sector.

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